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Category Archives: Victoria BC
The snowdrops are out!
A few weekends ago I had booked some weekend jazz gigs with the military. I’m not a member of the forces and I guess they ran into some problems with this.. because I received a phone call saying “The Gig has been … Continue reading
>I’ll bet you didn’t even notice I was home…. well too late, I’m back on the ship now. Here is a brief (?) photo synopsis… It was a rough winter. I missed it, but got some winter farm pictures from … Continue reading
>I promise these are the last photos of the gardens and we will get back to pictures of grey old Northern Europe soon. This moss fills the Japanese Garden and when you touch it it smells like spearmint . Butchart’s … Continue reading
>It’s not in bloom yet, but still beautiful.
>Butchart’s Gardens is open all year round. It is still nice in winter, although there are not many flowers, but with Victoria’s early blooming season winter doesn’t last that long. At Christmas the gardens are lit for the occasion and … Continue reading
>Butchart’s Gardens is one of the major tourist attractions in Victoria. For those of you who have never seen it in bloom, here it is: At the beginning you can admire their boastful hanging baskets New moss animals can be … Continue reading
>I took my country cousins down to the docks to try and find the resident seal. They had never seen a wild seal before. We brought him hot dogs. Although there was no seal, we had so much fun looking … Continue reading
>if you take a match and singe the cut end of a poppy before you put it in water, it will stay up straight longer in the vase. Thanks to Grandma for the info!