London Heritage Farm, Richmond B.C.

Along the Fraser river by the coastline city of Richmond (British Columbia) stands the¬†London Heritage Farm— a historic site complex consisting of a farmhouse, family barn, heritage and herb gardens, memorial rose garden, hand tool museum; with antique farming equipment, chickens, Honey and Blue Orchard bees (with picnic tables). In the farmhouse is a tearoom…

VanDusen Botanical Garden, Vancouver

VanDusen Garden is a sight to behold!¬† Named after Canadian lumberman and philanropist, Whitford Julian VanDusen, it is one of five parks in the posh Shaughnessy neighbourhood, occupying a parcel of the old Shaughnessy Golf Course. The man who designed the garden, R. Roy Forster, was given the second highest honor for merit, the Order…

Trump and Neverland: Two Tea-for-Two’s, Vancouver

The imposing facade spells modern luxury. Situated in the heart of downtown Vancouver’s Golden Mile, the recently (2017) opened Trump Hotel offers a snazzy Afternoon Tea at the lobby just next to Mott 32. Lisa and I arrived at 4:11pm. “Our Afternoon Tea just ended at 4 o’clock. Can you come tomorrow?” the host courteously…