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Category: Architecture

historic HOME of England Tour May 2016

Cottages, castles, royal palaces and other architectural gems viewed with a Blue Badge guide throughout the Tour. This is a small group of 16 on a private bus for transportation staying at four star hotels in London, Bath and Royal Tunbridge Wells.

home in a converted 1600s barn

I was fortunate see inside a very unique barn space that I am excited to share with you.  This amazing living space is created with a 1640s barn structure from Portsmouth, England.  The […]

Hycroft Vancouver Heritage Edwardian

Vancouver Heritage Foundation offers evening lectures at the beautiful Hycoft Manor in Shaughnessy. I attended one this evening featuring master gardener and local author Christine Allen. Here are some of […]

Nevada side Hoover dam

DECO design – the HOOVER dam

The Hoover Dam  was the greatest dam of its day, and the only one of its kind.  It is still a world-renowned structure and is a National Historic Landmark.  Construction […]

photo sue womersley

STING rocked the QUEEN E

I was very excited last night to see Sting when he was in Vancouver. I was lucky enough to see the Police reunion tour in 2007.  I was in Grade […]

DECORATING by marie antoinette

over 200 years after Marie Antoinette's death, she has become a part of popular culture, as shown on the cover of Vogue magazine. Fashion and home decor inspired by Marie Antoinette 2 centuries later!


palm springs OASIS

The wonderful mix of lucite, glass, white and texture, old with new continues in the dining room.

Olympic Speed Skating Oval - photo Sue Womersley

Architecture of Olympic Speed Skating Oval BC

The Olympics have officially arrived here in beautiful British Columbia.  The flame has traveled through the surrounding Greater Vancouver area and is arriving at the Opening Ceremonies today.  I had […]

Shades of French Gray

Shades of gray are timeless… classic.  In this magnificent Palais built by Beatrice Ephrussi de Rothschild from 1905 to 1912, several rooms are painted in varying shades of gray, and […]

Bienvenuto & Bienvenue

Welcoming. Inviting. Charming and cheerful. These front entrances are a great greeting and you wish you could see the interior! all photos Sue Womersley

Amsterdam for 2 hours

Arriving an hour and fifteen minutes early to Schipol (Wow, that never happens, thank you KLM!) gave us more than 7 hours at the airport, plenty of time to get […]