The spirit of Christmas celebrated in the diverse corners of Europe shows up in an exciting pastiche of tales and traditions. One of the finest ways to experience this is to cast yourself into the centre of the merriment: a Christmas Market.
A garden is one place that calls us to rest, to spend time alone, getting back to ourselves as much as to the earth. But it is just as much a sanctuary to share with a fellow garden lover, or simply a lover in a garden.
There are many ways to show love to your lover – throwing a lasso around the moon and pulling it down for them or playing "In Your Eyes" by Peter Gabriel under their bedroom window. But the date that never fails to swoon is a table at a romantic restaurant, somewhere special, with someone special.