Mimosa growing in front of Victoria's Royal B.C. Museum delivers a heady fragrance - almost like a yellow rose.
Cycled to the Victoria Blues Society Sunday Services yesterday. Used the Galloping Goose route which was just being dreamed about when I first lived here in the early 1990's. Stopped to admire this view of the Gorge Waterway. Had a great jam session at the Upper Deck and on the way home spotted this totem... Continue Reading →
I first visited Victoria in about 1974 - came here on a summer holiday with my parents. I fell in love with Beacon Hill Park. It was summer time and the rose bushes were in full bloom. All these years later, it's wonderful to return, most especially in the springtime when the cherry trees are... Continue Reading →
Walking home last night from a Swamp Blues jam session, this scene caught my eye... So what's so special about this? What's so distinctly Canadian? Is it the flowers in the foreground? Is it the darkened café, lights dimmed to save energy? None of the above. So what is it that makes it so very... Continue Reading →
Malabo, Capital of Equatorial Guinea - Image via Wikipedia Publication of the promised Red Kidney Bean recipe has been postponed to bring you this important Valentine's Day message. Profacetime 'liked' my wraps post, so I went to visit their blog and found the headline The Complexity of Life and beneath it the picture you see... Continue Reading →
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This week, I visited Nymans House and Gardens with a friend. We both took photos. Did we ask one another to pose in front of the house, views, or flower beds? Or did we photograph the scenery? It wasn't until I got home and looked at the pictures that I realized we hadn't stuck one... Continue Reading →