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sweeping VIEWS + local art

Views of English Bay, Vancouver’s North Shore and Spanish Banks, this terraced garden sprinkled with exquisite BC Native sculptures + art.  A highlight of the Heritage Vancouver annual fundraiser garden […]

RHS Chelsea Flower Show shopping

Sorry this 3rd post is delayed, lack of good wifi :)’hope you enjoyed the pix of the Great Pavillion and the Show Gardens earlier this week. Sue With many large […]

RHS Chelsea FLOWER show gardens

Each year at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, the Show gardens are a feature designed by designers from around the world featuring the latest is in gardening ideas, hard escaping […]

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.

Beechwood Gardens, Johannesburg, South Africa

Beechwood Gardens in Johannesburg, South Africa opened to the public for a charity fundraiser by Gardens of the Golden City. A gorgeous home and 3.4 acre garden originally designed and built in the 1940s.

late September in Vandusen Gardens

It was a perfect Sunday afternoon to enjoy Van Dusen Gardens with friends.  I lucked out with some beautiful photos today that I wish to share with you. this just […]

Sicilian Aristocratic Villa Garden

This beautiful Villa and garden have been in the San Guiliano family for over 800 years. The estate includes the chapel, below, a South American inspired garden from a stay […]

two VILLAS in RAVELLO, Amalfi Coast

Villa Cimbrone in RAVELLO, high on the Amalfi Coast, offers spectacular panoramic views, from the part of the estate appropriately called The Terrace of Infinity… The estate dates to the […]

Ninfa Gardens, Sermoneta Italy

With over 160 varieties of roses and 1300 ornamental trees, the beautiful Ninfa Gardens have been called both the most romantic and the best in the world. Located two hours […]

photo sue womersley

FESTIVAL of lights – vandusen gardens

A continuation of our stay – cation in Vancouver  (from yesterday) was a long overdue visit the Festival of Lights at VanDusen Gardens.  Today, I am sharing some pretty photos […]

photo sue womersley Courances

peaceful COURANCES france

PEACE & BEAUTY – my wish for you. I am grateful for a two week trip of a lifetime to France in May – and one of the destinations en […]

photo Sue Womersley

joy in a WINTER garden

JOY /joi/ – a feeling of great pleasure and happiness delight * gladness * rejoicing I had a lovely day out on Saturday, enjoying life’s little pleasures.  I am lucky […]

photo sue womersley

perfect PATIO chair from FRANCE

The sun peaked out for a few hours today and we sat on this patio for a Sunday afternoon coffee.  The metal patio chairs caught my eye as I recognized […]