Here I am in London—sunny London! Weather is bright and beautiful.
Our daughter met me at Heathrow and we zoomed by train to Paddington
Station. Then I bought a weekly pass for the tube and we traveled from
Paddington to Maida Vale stop. Yes, I saw the bronze Paddington Bear
sculpture at the station . . .
The flat is about two blocks from the tube stop—very convenient. And I
must say that it was a scenic walk—even without visiting a single “official”
garden yet, I snapped these photos for you of the small courtyard gardens
along the streets. So English–
The aucuba!! What a surprise to see it! Other Half and I struggled to raise
two of these shrubs at our woodland garden in Connecticut. This one is a
All these little gems on the walk home from the tube!
And then, when we got to the flat, dear daughter had some sweet smelling
stocks on a window sill . . .
Tune in again for more London news . . .and views.