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Little Path

The Descanso Garden in the Los Angeles area is the estate of an old newspaper magnate. The grounds are vast and known for the camellias which bloom there each year. 53 more words


“Heart of Oak”

“Heart of Oak” is and has for more than 200 years been the official march of the Britain’s Royal Navy. If you want to hear the lyrics, see below: 270 more words

Southern California

BAGSC Exhibits Botanical Camellia Art at Descanso Camellia Flower Show

By Beth Stone and Janice Sharp

The Camellia Societies of Southern California (Kern County, Pacific, Southern California and San Diego Camellia Societies) held their first Camellia show of the 2015 season at… 307 more words

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Serenity

Solitary moments

snatched from life’s chaos

to ponder

the complexity of our world

or simply

to gaze

at small ripples

on the surface of a pond. 25 more words


Out and About: Descanso Gardens

I am a tried and true Brit. Although 90% of my family is South African, England is where I have lived the longest. I love a good Sunday roast, I believe in a long walk on January 1st even if it’s absolutely pouring with rain and I love greenery! 314 more words


The early bird gets the sunbeam

We made it out an entire 5 minutes behind schedule; luckily it wasn’t more.  The oaks were filtering the sunrise just right this morning.  Though I don’t feel like waking up early every morning, I hardly ever regret doing so.  55 more words


Resolution Ride and Club Picture Day

35.9 miles, 3:08:51 moving time, 4,111 ft, 120 suffer score, 41 Strava trophies

Cool crisp SoCal morning. It was 35F on the way to the ride. 291 more words