The End: The Final Walk Through Vigeland Park

One final walk through the Vigeland Sculpture Garden!  We are making our way back down the hill with some new views for you! We’re back at the bridge, another view! I love the side view of the bridge, don’t you? And, the park beyond…….. I couldn’t resist showing a few more sculptures on the way…

Vigeland Park, Oslo, Norway: Part Three, The Monolith

I hope you have been following along as we walk through Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo, Norway! We are now making our way to the Monolith………It is huge and I can’t wait to see it up close! This area is named the Monolith Plateau. It is the highest point of sculpture in the park rising,…

Thursday Doors, the See Through Version

If you have been  following along, this is my third post on the Vigeland Sculpture Park in Oslo, Norway! There is just so much here to see and learn about!  If you have missed the previous posts, you might want to read them and that will give you a good background to this post! Now,…

Vigeland Park, Oslo, Norway: Part 2

We are making our way up, up, and up in Vigeland Park! I hope you have been following along………this park is just so interesting and unusual!  We are now beyond the bridge and past a rose garden, getting nearer to the fountain. Still lots of visitors! In 1900, Gustav Vigeland made a small model of…

Vigeland, the Sculptor’s Park

Hellooooooooo 2022! It’s been a while since I last posted! I am going to start off the New Year in the Vigeland Sculpture Garden in Oslo, Norway! I loved everything about Norway, from the small fishing villages and outposts (and all the goats) to the  big city, in comparison, of Oslo! I would definitely go…

Six On Saturday: Vigeland, Oslo, Norway

Helloooooooooo 2022! I thought I would start off the New Year in the Vigeland Garden in Oslo, Norway. There will be more posts about this famous Sculpture Garden, but today I’m just getting back into the swing of things! My WordPress site has a new format (UGH) and it will take me several posts before…

Life In Color: Irish Green

For the month of March Jude has picked Green for the Life in Color Challenge….So I am picking Irish Green, for today, and may do it all month! You can’t get much greener than Ireland! Ireland has three special features……green land, green water and lots of green plants! Let’s walk up this hill! and then…

FOTD: The Flowers of Eze, France

Cee’s Challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and color into our daily lives. Who wouldn’t be in favor of that? Challenge rules, why not join in? 1. Feel free to post every day or whenever you you feel like it.  You can either post new flower photos or dig back into your archives….

Why Would You Want to Go to a Botanical Garden in Gothenburg, Sweden?

There are gardens and then there are GARDENS! The Botanical Garden in Gothenburg, Sweden, is one of the largest botanical gardens in Europe. It is situated in a formerly rural area, where an earlier great estate, named Stora Änggården, was located. Stora Änggården is the yellow villa built in 1812 , which is now located…

FOTD, January 16, 2021

Very cheery colors this morning from the Gothenburg, Sweden Botanical Garden! Challenge rules, why not join in? 1. Feel free to post every day or whenever you you feel like it.  You can either post new flower photos or dig back into your archives. 2. Depending on the time of year, you can post any…

Six On Saturday: Monks House

You can’t hardly go wrong if you live on THE STREET, can you? Of all the gardens we have visited, the one cottage in a garden that I know I would be happy to live in, is Monks House. Monk’s House is the country cottage in Rodmell, that was the home of Leonard and Virginia…

Six On Saturday: My Favorite English Garden

I have been to many, many, many English gardens. Oh, I miss them! Some were part of the National Trust and some of them were with The National Garden Scheme……..we loved them all……but one year, I came upon a garden with a Potting Shed to stay in……It was booked to the gills for that year,…

Six on Saturday; Kjerringøy, Norway

Today, I thought I would show you what gardening looks like when you live in Kjerringøy, Norway (population 450) a village, above the Arctic Circle. The Kjerringøy Trading Post was in its heyday from 1829 until the 1860’s. This was the most northern port for fishermen, who would set out in their small boats, going…

Six on Saturday in Kristiansand, Norway: Again

Good Mornin’ SOS’ers! We’re still in Kristiansand, Norway, so let’s get a look at what I think makes for a great entrance to a new city….. When you first approach a city, whether by ship or road, does it look appealing? Is there a welcome sign? Is the sight clean or dirty? Is their something…

The Walk to Otterdalsparken, Kristiansand, Norway

We’ve made into the port at Kristiansand and I am loving this place! I’ve divided the city up into four distinct sections; the wharf and port area, the beach and condo area, the main square and shopping area, and the neighborhoods. My, we have a lot more to see, so we had better get a…