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In solitude, where we are least alone.
Lord Byron

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 29th 2018

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps the singing bird will come.
Chinese Proverb

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 22nd 2018

Great is the fortune of he who possesses a good bottle, a good book, and a good friend.
Moliere

14 Comments CherryPie on Mar 4th 2018

When the wine goes in, strange things come out.
Johann Christoph Fziedzich von Schillez

14 Comments CherryPie on Feb 25th 2018

Behind the pavillion lies the Hortensia Avenue:

The renaissance references ad the inspiration of the Medici villas is strong in this avenue which extends beneath a thick pergola supported by substantial round terracotta columns. A century-old banksiana tree with its clear, scented flowers shades the walk with is bordered by flourishing, colourful hortensia blooms. At the [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 20th 2018

The Tea-room was constructed as an open pavilion.

In the area before it we can see and old stone well, four beautiful columns from roman times, carved in the middle ages with multiple figures in relief, two elegant bronze deer, a square seat with little columns and a stone seashell with sea monsters. Recent studies date [...]

18 Comments CherryPie on Feb 19th 2018

Here within an arabesque balustrade, mindful on an old and absolutely English badminton court, in geometric flower beds, from May to October, ancient varieties of beautiful, scented French and English roses flower. In the middle stands a light stone meridian, on the outer edges, four ornamental statues: Flora, goddess of Flowers and Spring, Leda with [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Feb 17th 2018

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