Celebrate Chinese Year of the Tiger

The Chinese New Year this weekend celebrates our entry into the Year of the Tiger. This sign is one of courage, bravery and it is said to protect people from fire, thieves and ghosts. However, the real life creatures are in need of our protection. That’s why we are promoting the WWF’s [...]

Heather and Ogham

The only thing still fighting the winter blues in the Upon Reflection Garden is the Heather. In its honour here are some facts about this plant and its thousands of literary and mythological references.

- In Celtic mythology, the Heather plant was associated with regeneration, the passage of death into new life
- The scent of [...]

Find the meaning of Flowers

Just a quick one today. We found this handy page on Flower Meanings. So whether you want to know which flower means good luck or I love you – check out Clare Florist for some inspiration…As always, let us know any you think are incorrect or missing by commenting below.

Animal moments to celebrate

Something new, well it made me happy anyway!
After spending so much time reading through BBC news and being constantly downtrodden with how many species of animals are closer and closer to extinction each day, it has been good to see something which celebrates the animals around us and the magic that has been caught on [...]