Wednesday, August 31, 2005


Second city of Spain and major Mediterranean port, bustling Barcelona incorporates a delightful historic mix of Roman remains, medieval quarters and 20th century avant-garde art.

More at: Barcelona Spain - That Sensational Second City of Spain

Gardening - articles

Introduction to the Victorian Flower Garden

'The elder brethren of our profession, who can look back, for instance, to the introduction of the Dahlia, give us but a poor idea of flower-gardening as it was practised in the first decades of the century.

Gardening for Stress

In its purest form, gardening is about connecting with the earth and resetting our clocks to the simple, natural rhythms of life.

Safe Gardening

Bad backs and accidents can spoil the pleasure of gardening. Taking an ergonomic approach to gardening can help ensure that it is a safe and enjoyable hobby.

Gertrude Jekyll and Gardening

Gertrude Jekyll (1843-1932) aimed for 'beautiful effect' and had a lasting effect on gardening.

Thursday, August 25, 2005

Top Ten Destinations

Three articles with lists of the top travel destinations:

* Top Ten Lesser-Known Beaches

* Top Ten (International) Travel Destinations

* Top Ten Travel Destinations USA

Victorian Alexandria

An antiquarian description of this Egyptian port from the 19th Century:

Victorian Alexandria

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

Gardening - Japanese Red Maple

How to Grow Japanese Red Maple Trees from Seed

Most Japanese Maple seeds ripen in the fall. Watch the tree and wait for the seeds to turn brown.

Monday, August 01, 2005


Vancouver, British Columbia is one of the world's premiere destinations. See these three articles about the city:

* A Guide to the Best Vancouver Vacation Attractions

* Vancouver, Hidden Jewel Of The Pacific Northwest

* Beautiful Vancouver, City of the Sea & Mountains

Gardening - Books

A selection of the best gardening books is available at:

Best Gardening Books