Huerto D Calixto Y Melibea
While waiting for the Museum of Art Nouveau and Art Deco to open I walked around the corner to a door in the wall. Such a beautiful garden, just behind the Cathedral in Salamanca and overlooking the river, a tranquil spot away from the busy tourist spots.
It is a formal garden with beds of flowers, roses, sweet william, oyster plants with formal boxes edges. Lots of mature trees.
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Archie holding Brenda
I write this blog about my travels, food and gardens. The name bmpermie says it all really,”bm”” is Blue Mountains west of Sydney where I live and “permie”is short for permaculture which is the design principles by which I try to live.
View from kitchen window last Friday evening.
This is the evening of the fifth day of the latest bushfires in the Blue Mountains. And I am packed to leave early tomorrow morning.
I have lived on the edge, but away from the flames, in Blackheath in 1994 and 2006. Each time the fire went into the Grosse Valley on the otherside of Blackheath. In 2002/3 I lived at Springwood waiting for the fire to come but the backburning by the RFS meant that this fire did not come. however we awoke on New Year’s Day to 2 fire trucks on the front lawn and the backburning happening around the old Citroens.