I travelled to Kew gardens last year specifically to look at their orchid collection. It was a wonderful day and I came away with my mind full of ideas. I have many books on orchids from around the world but it’s very different looking at the flowers in the flesh. Some are so architectural while others have such delicate petals and leaves. I have plans in the future to create a collection of orchid based pieces showing the insects and birds which feed from them. I also saw some amazing water lilies, so much inspiration it’s sometimes hard to know where to start.