06 September 2011

Crazy Paving 2

Allegedly, crazy paving was something that the Romans did. The Arts and Crafts folk were also keen, though it is doubtful whether they called it 'crazy'. Like many self-respecting English gardens, Brooke Hall in Northamptonshire has traces of Arts and Crafts influence, in its courtyards. A sensible path leads a person from A to B, correct me if I'm wrong. A path with a warning sign (below) is a sublime example of the beautiful and not at all useful.

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