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Too many beautiful leaves too little time!

The other day I was walking in a rain-soaked park. I took a video and when I played it back, the rain sounded so loud and drumming and crackling on my umbrella. It felt so incredibly calming. I picked up a vine maple leaf…

November 6, 2016

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween everyone. As I’m writing this post, tons of children are coming to the door. I live two city blocks east of one elementary school and four city blocks west of another, so the neighbourhood’s full of little princesses, ghouls and devils. I…

October 31, 2016
watercolour painting of sandpipers

Ariane’s art challenge: Tide

Hello everyone, I know it’s been too quiet here on my blog and it’s been a bit of a hard adjustment back to Vancouver this month. Basically I found myself with nothing of any value to share. Therefore I’m so grateful to Ariane for…

September 24, 2016
At the White Horse, Uffington

At the ancient White Horse, plus video

You know, When I think about it, it’s pretty silly that we haven’t taken the time to walk up here in a few years. It’s actually only about 20 miles away from home, and now that we’re here I wonder what took us so…

August 29, 2016
Blenheim Palace

Lunch at the palace next door: Blenheim Palace and a video

Hello everybody, this morning FB gave me one of those memories from __ suggestions, and it was from Blenheim seven years ago. It’s been more like 13 years of me being a pass holder, of me casually parking up, flashing my membership card and…

August 25, 2016

Indiana Jones and an Andrews sister at Retro Festival

Hello everyone, it’s been a wonderfully roller coastery Saturday for us at the Retro Festival. We had the most amazing time with our friends Chris and Diane and their darling granddaughter Kelsey. We toured the vintage car show grounds, shopped miles of vintage markets,…

August 15, 2016

Visiting William Morris at Kelmscott Manor, plus video

I love it when my friend Elaine calls and says, “Are you free Wednesday next at about a quarter past one, dahling?” I love it because I know she’s planning a surprise for me. In the past she’s taken me to Charlecote Park, Seizincote…

August 4, 2016