Viewpoint: The Mediterranean Cypress

Anyone who has ever visited the region will immediately recognise this scene as quintessential Tuscany – the green fields, the rolling hills, the sense of timeless peace – and those trees… The Mediterranean Cypress (cupressus sempervirens) is as much a symbol of Tuscany as the Duomo of Florence and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. A […]

Readers Photos – Photos of the Week #1

After seeing this, we feel like jumping in a helicopter and being whisked away somewhere like this… Photo by : Costa (Gus) Matsos, Burlington, Ontario, Canada “View from the mountain town of Erice on the northwest coast of Sicily, taken during a two-week holiday and capturing the rugged beauty of this island”  June 2016 Readers Photo Competition Runner […]