Tag: Sue Womersley

  • old Royal Naval College Greenwich LONDON

    old Royal Naval College Greenwich LONDON

      Maritime Greenwich is a World UNESCO Heritage Site – since 1997 – The ensemble of buildings at Greenwich, an outlying district of London, and the park in which they are set, symbolize English artistic and scientific endeavour in the 17th and 18th centuries. The Queen’s House (by Inigo Jones) was the first Palladian building…

  • GARDEN seating

    GARDEN seating

    Gardens of all sizes on the West Side of Vancouver – from professionally landscaped to the sweat and tears of the homeowner, they all have the passion for the garden and it is a pleasure to view them.

  • mid century MODERN homes YVR

    mid century MODERN homes YVR

    West Coast Modern – Is both how the building situates on the landscape and how the interiors relate to nature – connecting to the environment…

  • 1930s MILANO villa necchi campiglio

    1930s MILANO villa necchi campiglio

    selected leading Milan Architect Piero Portaluppi (1888-1967) who was already building several residences in the neighbourhood.  With a distinctive career in architecture, city planning, decorative arts, restoration, exhibition display as well as writing and teaching. Portaluppi was well established and considered brilliant and creative.

  • MILAN fornasetti

    MILAN fornasetti

    As a longtime fan of Fornasetti’s work, I could not visit Milan without a visit to Fornasetti HQ and Showroom on Courso Venezia. Bold, whimsical and distinctive – Fornasetti’s work has held appeal since the 1980’s and in 2013 an Exhibit titled “100 Years of Practical Madness” was held at the Milan Triennale Design Museum…

  • MILAN poldi pezzoli MUSEO

    MILAN poldi pezzoli MUSEO

    his former private Palazzo from the 17th century, now Museo, is located on Via Manzoni, Milan (near Teatro alla Scala) is the private collection of Gian Giacomo Poldi Pezzoli (1822-1879) who was the last heir of the possessions of two prominent families.

  • MILAN bagatti valsecchi

    MILAN bagatti valsecchi

    Villa Bagatti Valsecchi. A mansion located between Via Gesu and Via Santo Spirito in Milan,  Barons Fausto and Giuseppe Bagatti Valsecchi’s extraordinary collections showcasing their love for the past and the Italian Renaissance

  • SKEDANS haida gwaii

    SKEDANS haida gwaii

    Skedans Haida Village, Gwaii Haanas Park Reserve and Haida Heritage Site

  • emily CARR house

    emily CARR house

    Emily Carr, Canadian Artist, Writer and Adventurer – a National Treasure.

  • sweeping VIEWS + local art

    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 tour where 13 gracious hosts opened their gardens for a worthy cause. Azure infinity pool seems endless as it connects to Vancouver’s English Bay. Al…

  • 12 GARDENS 5 hours – heritage Vancouver garden tour

    12 GARDENS 5 hours – heritage Vancouver garden tour

    Heritage Vancouver (heritagevancouver.org) has hosted a fundraiser Garden Tour for five years, people generously open their gardens, this is my third time enjoying.  From the grand to cottage, there was much to love about each. Here is a small sampling of the day. A 1927 House with a garden 30 years in the making, a welcome garden gate.…

  • office DESIGN + new BIZ center

    office DESIGN + new BIZ center

    office design

  • GLASGOW city chambers

    GLASGOW city chambers

    Built in the 1880s in George Square, the City Chambers is the headquarters of council serving the City of Glasgow.  Enter through a loggia and be met with a mosaic of the city’s Coat of Arms. This mosaic style referred to as Keramic, is found on other floors as well as the ceilings. It is…

  • RHS Chelsea Flower Show shopping

    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 vendor booths and over 100 smaller artisan booths there was some amazing shopping at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show. Upon arrival through the front gates…

  • historic HOME of England Tour May 2016

    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.