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Sorrow and Loneliness in Suma

Utamakura are “pillow-words” that have, through centuries of literary convention, come to convey a whole slew of imagery and emotion in a concise package. They often also coincide with…

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Let's go to San Diego (part 1)

San Diego is a city with  many interesting places to visit. As it was my second time in SD, this time we didn’t do Sea World and SD Zoo. 370 more words


A spring walk at Kingston Lacy

Tuesday 19th April 2016

So we have been to see the bluebells at Badbury Rings, and we’ve been to see the bluebells at Pamphill, both of which are part of the National Trust Kingston Lacy estate, and today it was the turn of Kingston Lacy itself. 202 more words


My "Japanese" garden

I have a patch of garden that is more or less always in the shade (apart from noon in the middle of summer).  I wasn’t sure what to do with it but planted acers, heucheras, tiarella and heucherella.   166 more words

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Portland Japanese Garden

The Portland Japanese Garden in Oregon, is considered to be one of the most authentic Japanese Gardens outside of Japan.  It is a beautiful parked run and maintained by the Japanese Garden Society of Oregon since the 1960s.   1,186 more words


It was a magical day...

In Nashville, lays a beautiful estate with magical gardens and an art museum. Cheekwood, is wonderful for the soul and eyes. When you drive through the neighborhood to get there you’re in awe of homes, lavish cars and the sway of scenic route. 129 more words