Sunday, October 09, 2005

birthday party in London

Jean's flat in London; scene of Shelagh's birthday party.

Sister Margaret's finest at birthday dinner.

Birthday Cake for Shelagh's 60th; courtesy of Eileen.

shopping in London

waiting for the bus

gourmet snacks and shopping

old city London

london courts justice

Ventnor Isle of Wight

Gardens outside our B & B. Supposedly most photographed spot in Ventnor.

View from B & B bedroom window. Yes we could hear the waves & feel the breeze.

Sitting area of our room; included tea making supplies.

reclining figure

Harbour View B & B ( one with pitched roofs); ideally situated near the beach. Pity the InnKeeper did not have a customer service attitude when we arrived & he was late!

walking to BonChurch

fishing shack


St Boniface plaque

beautiful path


idyllic portico

nice day out

mingling with the locals

St Boniface sanctuary.

St Boniface altar.



village pond

convenience store

1000 steps

Another church in Bonchurch.

Side of church with gravestones.

pheasant among the tombstones

chapel grounds

Holy Trinity church (named after 3 lady sponsors); the third & last for these pictures!! There were at least 2 more churches in Bonchurch; I wonder how it got it's name........?

flower baskets

coastal walk to botanical gardens

harbor near lighthouse

public shoreline

seaside walk to gardens

palm garden

Botanical gardens

koi fountain

english borders

near botanical gardens

sea walk home

Osborne House

Queen Victoria's summer residence at Cowes on Isle of Wight. Osbourne House is a spectacular Victorian building.

blue spectrum design theme

Upper terrace.

Lower terrace.

allee to the sea

formal design

blue flowers