Steffie Shields suggests seeking sensational swathes of snowdrops at Easton Walled Gardens.
The early twentieth century saw a revival in the making of handmade and hand decorated ceramics. Perhaps the most famous potter during this period was Bernard Leach (1887-1979) who started his studio in St Ives in 1920 with his friend and fellow potter, Shoji Hamada (1894-1978).
After thirty-two years, Ken Jones, the Lincoln based director of Savills, has left to take up a new role with the Crown estate running their rural portfolio across the UK.
Steffie Shields focuses on decorative autumn fruits.
The importance of Chinese porcelain is hard to overstate. Admired and imitated for more than 1,000 years, it has influenced virtually every ceramic tradition in the world, and it has played a crucial role in cross-cultural exchanges.