Jo’s Monday Walk: Me, You, and Agatha Christie

I’ve been wanting to do Jo’s Monday Walk FOREVER! One week I deliberately went out over the weekend to photo the “Hood.” When I returned home and downloaded all my photos they weren’t there! What was that about? Then the weather took a turn for the worse and I don’t do “Turned Worse Weather” at…

WeekendCoffeeShare, Spring Has Sprung!

If we were having coffee this morning, I’d tell you the cottage painting is completed and everything looks pretty spiffy!  Don’t you think so too? All done before spring! Well official Spring that is. Now I am really ready for spring, although I think we may skip spring, like we skipped winter, and just go…

Agatha Christie’s Greatest Mystery

In December 1926, Agatha Christie was a thirty-six year old, established crime writer, when she mysteriously disappeared. Early on the morning of December 3rd, Colonel Archibald Christie, an aviator in the Royal Flying Corps, had asked Agatha for a divorce because he was in love with another woman, Nancy Neele. He then packed up and…

Agatha Christie’s Potent Plants

Well I’m finishing up my day at Agatha Christie’s Greenway and thought I’d do a post about poisons! During World War II, Christie again worked as a pharmacist and nurse, just like she did in WWI. Her knowledge of medicine influenced her mysterious characters, many of whom died from lethal injection. So I thought it…

The Gardens at Agatha Christie’s Greenway

Let’s take a walk through the gardens at Greenway! What’s through this doorway? Or this one? This Doorway takes us to the Peach House! I decided to take a little break and sit on one of the benches that overlooked the grounds around the Peach House. I soon had a little friend! He would come…

Greenway, the Holiday Home of Agatha Christie

Wipe your feet before you enter! I think what I liked best about Greenway, Agatha Christie’s holiday home in Devon, was it was a home where I could see Agatha and her guests enjoying themselves. There were rooms, many rooms, filled to the brim with her collections; cupboards with stacks and stacks of dishes, her…

A Day With Agatha Christie at Greenway: Getting There

I am so excited to be visiting Greenway House, the holiday home of Agatha Christie. It is the first private residence of the famous author to be opened to the public. Greenway House is situated on a 278 acre estate on the Dart River in Devon. I will be dividing the posts into several sections…