Boundary fencing has had to be put up, along an access track between the campsite paddock and our long field.
of Kenwood House on Hampstead Heath, ironic it was admired by a St Ives schoolboy and almost outdone by a beautiful magnolia, which also do so well in Cornwall.
On Hampstead Heath, something of the totemic phenomena of the Cornish landscape has been enshrined among the rhododendron bushes beside Kenwood House. Hepworth’s Monolith Empyrean (meaning ‘heavenly stone’) is carved from a limestone block rich with fossils. The sculpture’s outline is humanoid, but the viewer is invited to look through and beyond the sculpture by cavities that pierce right through the block, framing shifting perspectives of the gardens.