Large bindweed bells wild hop and streakd woodbine
- John Clare, from The Shepherd's Calendar - June
I arrive at the Flying Dutchman in daylight for the first time. Nina Russ, a queen of rope, calls me over, eyes bright: 'I felt a wave of pleasure all over my body. And adrenaline.' She's describing how she feels after a day working in her beloved garden.
A BOUND show garden at Chelsea would be interesting. Not too Japanese. Lianas. Shade-loving. Nina's planning a vegetable patch so that she can cook home-grown produce for clients at the bondage instruction weekends she runs with Bruce Esinem.
'Art, sex, fun,' says someone.
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