- War news 1: On 22 August 1485 Henry Tudor defeated Richard III at Bosworth thereby establishing the Tudor dynasty in England and ending the War of the Roses.
- War news 2: On the same date in 1642, Charles I declared war on Parliament. This was the start of the Civil War which brought Oliver Cromwell to power.
- War news 3: It was on 22 August 1776 that 24,000 Redcoats arrived at Long Island with the intention of capturing New York city.
Oh, there's just the picture.
Summer, and we occasionally see a hot air balloon amost directly over the garden.