|The sundial in our garden, pictured new above
and in 2006 below, was commissioned from Diana Hoare, a
calligrapher who specialises in stone carvings and the making of
It is carved in Portland Stone and includes our initials, butterflies
and interwoven brambles, which are our house theme.
The gnomon was made by a specialist in Ireland to give the correct
summer time for our location and also features a butterfly.
Pictured above is our sundial surrounded by summer flowers. The two cherubs,
purchased recently at auction, are playing a tambourine and cymbals.
Below is the Portuguese chimney we brought back from Portugal in the
back of our car following a touring holiday through France, Spain and
Portugal in 1999.