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Where am I - is it London or is it Katesgrove?

You could be forgiven for thinking you were in Katesgrove rather than the centre of the metropolis. 300 more words

Katesgrove Ward

A morning in the graveyard

I do not make a practice of visiting graveyards and I have never been to New Plymouth’s cemetery before, despite living in the district for over 35 years. 532 more words

Tikorangi: The Jury Garden

There's pleasure in Vauxhall

St Peter’s church (1864) on Kennington Lane in Vauxhall, south London, is a very nice unadulterated example of work by the English architect John Loughborough Pearson (1817–97). 544 more words

London

What a difference a year makes

Last year at Casa Debbio we decided to plant a new garden on the terrace below the house. We had some pine trees removed, which has allowed a walnut tree and a fig tree to get more light and space, and gave us a new area to plant. 217 more words

Italy

Keep going

Sometimes, in the absence of joy that comes from being in love, or otherwise feeling down for whatever reason, you just have to keep going. 686 more words

Hope Ness

In praise of daffodils

The morning sun, yes, the sun, is rising through the Hope Bay Forest which comes almost right up to my front door. And there they are – in part of the large garden of perennials a strong, extraordinary woman planted many years ago with so much care and devotion – a “host of golden daffodils,” risen and now blooming. 172 more words

Hope Ness