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…

FOTD: January 15, 2021

The gardeners at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens can do extraordinary landscapes! 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…

Square Up: Day 15

Becky’s Square Challenge is encouraging us to be UPLIFTING in the month of January! So, let’s WARMUP with  some hot chocolate! Wondering what to do next? Well, here are a few more ideas for this month’s theme of up. Remember it is totally up to you how you interpret the theme, the only absolute rule…

Haugesund, Norway: On the Waterfront

Did I mention it was a cold, blustery, full  on, red-cheek day, in August, when we visited Haugesund? Well it was, but we began our tour of the city with a brisk walk of the harbor, that went on and on, with boat after boat! The old warehouses along the harbor have been beautifully restored…

Cee’s Flower of the Day (FOTD) and Then Some!

Today, for Cee’s Flower of the Day, Photo Challenge, I thought I would show some of Dale Chihuly’s Glass Art and sculpture work, that was displayed at Cheekwood Gardens, in Nashville, Tennessee this summer! Outstanding! Cee’s challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and colour into our daily lives. Who wouldn’t be in favour of…

Square Up: Day 12

If you want to get attention, just add a bauble or two here and there. Then try to find them all over the city! SQUARE UP  

Challenge Your Camera: RED

Won’t you join Dr B and The Buddha Walks Into a Wine Bar for the latest challenge? Photography is one of those activities we can all have fun with and blog about, at home, in the garden, walking the streets, in the countryside, in a museum or gallery ….. the opportunities are endless. You can…

Life In Color: January 10, 2021

Another new challenge for me! This one will focus on color! This month the color is BROWN! Bullet holes made during Battle of Franklin, in the Civil War, in the old storehouse on Carnton Plantation To add your photos to this challenge, look on at the tab below and post on Sunday’s!  Won’t you join…

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,…

Square Up: Day 8

I’d look up just to see the slanty roof of that house! My, they do have the views too! Just look UP! It might be a tree line or a snow line! SQUARE UP

Challenge Your Camera: Architecture

Another new challenge for me! To Each Their Own Castle! Photography is one of those activities we can all have fun with and blog about, at home, in the garden, walking the streets, in the countryside, in a museum or gallery ….. the opportunities are endless. You can be a wizard or a novice with…

Thursday Doors: Haugesund, Norway

We’ve arrived in Haugesund on a very blustery, Sunday morning! This is a metropolis compared to the last few stops we have made in Norway! Haugesund once had a bustling herring industry, but now has gone over to the petroleum industry…..and I think the town has lost part of its charm because of it. There…