Monthly Archives: February 2014

A masterpiece of human creative genius … the interaction of man and nature over two centuries

From the draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Values,   1.2.5      The Royal Park is a masterpiece of the application by Andre Le Notre of symmetrical landscape design to irregular terrain. 1.2.8     [UNESCO inscription] Criterion (i): represent a masterpiece of human … Continue reading

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To begin at the beginning, best beloved

Greenwich affords one of the instances in which the monarch’s property is actually the people’s … for a nobleman makes a paradise only for himself, and fills it with his own pomp and pride; whereas the people are sooner or … Continue reading

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