Category: Travel

January Dreaming: Kensington Palace High Tea and Gardens

January Dreaming: Kensington Palace High Tea and Gardens

Afternoon tea at the palace where Queen Victoria grew up – by Jove, it was a jolly good show!

January Dreaming: A Summer Afternoon in Laguna Beach

January Dreaming: A Summer Afternoon in Laguna Beach

Memories of of a summer day in Laguna Beach, a town that’s more quirky than cool, colorful, artsy and fully embracing its California beachy character.

Kitty Fisher’s in London Pulled Me In, Fed Me Well and Charmed Me Completely

Kitty Fisher’s in London Pulled Me In, Fed Me Well and Charmed Me Completely

Kitty Fisher’s in London is a foodie’s dream! The staff treated me like I was royalty and served me a meal that to match. The ambience is an appealing mix of cozy old England and fresh, trendy-foodie-creative.

January Dreaming: Frangipani Winery on an Afternoon in June

January Dreaming: Frangipani Winery on an Afternoon in June

Today, we’re reminiscing about one of the wineries we visited on our ‘Wine for No Reason’ trip in to California’s Temecula Valley.

January Dreaming: Paris in July from the Taxi Window

January Dreaming: Paris in July from the Taxi Window

In Paris, even a taxi ride during rush hour is enriching and interesting. The second post in the series January Dreaming.

A Chicken-Fried Good Time in New Orleans is In Our Future

A Chicken-Fried Good Time in New Orleans is In Our Future

From Shoofly Magazine: A simple story about a food festival grows to epic proportions when it kicks off the search for some of New Orelans’ best fried chicken.

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Haiku: Amarillo by Night and Morning

Amarillo charmed us from a hotel window, in two very different ways. It was haiku-worthy!

London’s Jekyll and Hyde Park

London’s Jekyll and Hyde Park

The Brits are smart, with their multiple-personality parks. There’s something for everyone in Hyde Park, even the birds.

Silver Bells Reminiscing: “It’s Christmas Time in the City”

Silver Bells Reminiscing: “It’s Christmas Time in the City”

London’s busy sidewalks, hustle and bustle, and general air of festivity and expectation recalls the lyrics of the Christmas classic, Silver Bells.

Deck the Hall at Heathrow

Deck the Hall at Heathrow

A Charlie Brown tree all alone in a hallway between terminals is full of holiday spirit and pluck.

Window Shopping: C. Lidgate’s in London

Window Shopping: C. Lidgate’s in London

Lidgate’s is a carnivorous cook’s dream! There’s a huge selection of meats, fish, poultry, sausages, cheeses, pies, condiments, cured meats and deli items.

A Foggy Day in London

A Foggy Day in London

a lamp  a tree a city and me © 2018 Glover Gardens  

Finally, a Trip to K-Paul’s in New Orleans

Finally, a Trip to K-Paul’s in New Orleans

Paul Prudhomme’s cookbooks started a family tradition, and K-Paul’s Louisiana Kitchen is part of it.

Homeward Bound Haiku

Homeward Bound Haiku

and…Boom! the week’s done, my business words used up, my home beckoning Copyright 2018 Glover Gardens

Homeward Bound Haiku

Homeward Bound Haiku

and…Boom! the week’s done, my business words used up, my home beckoning Copyright 2018 Glover Gardens

Autumn Haiku: My Eyes Were Happy

Autumn Haiku: My Eyes Were Happy

Gorgeous fall colors and a mountain landscape – so easy to create a haiku from that inspiration!


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