Archive for the ‘Gardens and Parks’ Category

Pitzhanger Manor

In Gardens and Parks, Historic Houses on July 2, 2012 at 9:37 pm

I have recently moved from Greenford (without once visiting its only Museum, but I do intend to rectify that ASAP) and now find myself in Northfields. Beautiful location under the Heathrow flightpath in a former asylum/ orphanage. It is also, however, within reasonable walking distance from many of Ealing’s leafy green parks, several of whom have museums tucked up in them. Today I wandered through Walpole Park, and into Pitzhanger Manor.

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The Gardens of Mediocrity

In Gardens and Parks on May 8, 2011 at 2:41 pm

After becoming a reader at the Library of Congress (I HAVE A BADGE!), I took a saunter down the Mall, and decided to dive into the US Botanic Gardens. It’s just in front of the capitol, and on such a lovely day, I thought what could be more enjoyable than flowers?! Read the rest of this entry »