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Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden in Autumn

Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden in Autumn

I’ve already written one post about the beautiful Nitobe Memorial Garden. It is a small slice of Japan on the edge of Vancouver. I loved seeing it in the summer, so I’ve kept going back as the seasons changed. The photos in this post are spread over October, November and the start of December. Some of you may have noticed that I have posted far fewer adventures over the last month. This is basically because Christmas shopping, a nasty fever…

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Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden

Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden

I found a really really pretty place o the edge of UBC. It is called Nitobe Memorial Garden and it is like a mini slice of Japan transplanted onto the edge of Vancouver! I have grown to love Japanese gardens. I mean, they weren’t something that I expected to like as a teenager when I first got to Japan. It’s just I have visited so many amazing examples, that I couldn’t help but start to appreciate them. I used to live…

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Walking in London – The Pergola and Hill Gardens

Walking in London – The Pergola and Hill Gardens

Earlier today I saw a post from the lovely Suzie Speaks blog about inexpensive things to see or do in London. So I thought I should add information about the beautiful Pergola and Hill Gardens. These gardens are my favourite free thing to visit in London. They are also probably one of North London’s best kept secrets! I assume the lucky locals would like to keep this as a secret treasure, but it is too lovely not to share! Anyway the…

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