Thursday, January 26, 2012

Timeless Settings: Garden Sojourns

The memories we bring back from our travels....
....are an essential part of the journey. Long after returning home, the beauty of a setting, and the sense of discovery remain to be savored on a winter's evening. A richly rewarding surprise on a recent trip to London: Kensington Roof Gardens - adjacent to Sir Richard Branson's Babylon Restaurant. 

Spring is an excellent time to see the wisteria blooming above an ornate arched portal.

6 comments:

  1. It looks amazing, Alice! Aren't pleasant surprises the best?! Glad you hadd a great trip!

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  2. Really amazing this wonderful garden in the hearth of London!

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  3. The sound you just heard was me catching my breath. Really beautiful photos-- and memories. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Ah...how lovely! These are the views that comfort us during the waiting of winter.

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  5. Thank you all for taking this rooftop stroll with me....!

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  6. I think wisteria is so beautiful! When I was a child, a great wisteria vine covered the front porch. All the neighbors commented on it when it was in bloom. But the great vine grew to be a monster that almost destroyed the house! I would love to have a metal arbor on which to grow our native wisteria, said to be less invasive but just as beautiful.

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