The next best thing to a bed of roses

Pensioner John Back walking through a field of 5,000 cotton poppies created by artists Lynn Berry and Margaret Knight at the Chelsea Flower Show in London yesterday. This year's theme of the well-known flower show focuses on health and happiness in t
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Pensioner John Back walking through a field of 5,000 cotton poppies created by artists Lynn Berry and Margaret Knight at the Chelsea Flower Show in London yesterday. This year's theme of the well-known flower show focuses on health and happiness in the garden.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 24, 2016, with the headline 'The next best thing to a bed of roses'. Print Edition | Subscribe