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Daily Archives: 2014-09-19

Fire Sky

Those who have lived in an area in which wild fires have consumed trees and buildings may look at this and recall the thickness of the air, or again taste smoke in their throat. We lived in Kelowna during the…

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… and yet exploding with nicotania and other vibrant florals that might be found in any gardener’s beds – although perhaps not on the same scale as found here in Versailles!

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Nooks and Crannies

… abound here in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles, and one can only imagine trysts past and present. The grounds are striking, both for their grand designs, but also for the simplicity of flower choices to be found…

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Historical Drama

It would be lovely to wander the halls of the Palace of Versailles without an accompanying throng of visitors and, in approaching this staircase, it was a treat to soak up this vision of stonework and light sans fellow travellers….

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