Tag Archives: Gardens

Canada – Victoria Day 2

This morning we left after breakfast for the Butchart Gardens – simply beautiful.  It was a bit of a wild life tour on the way.  There were otters swimming in the bay, deer ravaging the very expensive golf course, and … Continue reading

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Canada, Victoria – day 1

The flight to Canada from Los Angeles was spectacular.  There is still snow on all the peaks, and we were flying over mountains the whole way.  A bit of a tight connection, not helped by an iPad being left on … Continue reading

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London

We stayed in London before heading to Southam and on to Ireland.   Unfortunately the UK has been hit by a weather bomb (meteorological term!!) and our ferry has been cancelled – repeatedly.   We will get there eventually but … Continue reading

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And we’re on the River Thames (not terrified!)

We started relatively early this morning as the weather was due to deteriorate during the day.   It stayed sunny and dry, but oh my it was windy.  There was one close call on a corner where the wind got … Continue reading

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The roof

During winter I planted some salad leaves, radish & replanted the parsley into grow bags on the boat roof.  Success.   I’ve added mint, for the mojitos.

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Sissinghurst Castle – 3 May.

Back in the UK now, UK Sista is travelling so stayed at her place for a couple of nights.   It’s a nice drive from there to Sissinghurst Castle, one of my favourite gardens.  Also its a Bank Holiday weekend, … Continue reading

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