A to Z Challenge: X is for Luxton Avenue (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2017 Great and Powerful 2017 Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, X is for Luxton Avenue !

Here is a Google map showing where Luxton Avenue is located in James Bay.

What I could find out about Luxton Avenue:

Luxton is one-block long (surprise!) and runs from Boyd Street where it dead-ends at a park which takes you, if you’re on foot, to Lewis (see L).  Luxton is also the name of a road and Fairgrounds out by Langford (http://www.luxtonfair.ca/).

There is one heritage house on Luxton, at 416 (http://www.victoriaheritagefoundation.ca/HReg/JamesB/Luxton416.html).

Here are some pictures I took of Luxton Avenue.

Let’s head to Luxton from Lewis Street…

The entrance to Luxton.

Looking down Luxton

What else do you want to know about Luxton Avenue?  Ask away, and I will see what I can find out for you!

Thanks for visiting letter X of my A to Z Challenge post of 2017.  You can find more I posts at http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/2017/04/atozchallenge-4-28-2017-letter-x.html.  Stay tuned for Y is for... tomorrow!!

Flower of the Day: April 28, 2017

Cee’s Flower of the Day (https://ceenphotography.com/2017/04/27/flower-of-the-day-april-28-2017-tulip/)

Also not a tulip…

Nothin’ says Friday like…

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/knackered/

An Easter egg tree…

And this guy.

Colour Your World: Timber Wolf

Today’s Colour Your World is Timber Wolf (https://jennifernicholewells.com/2017/04/27/color-your-world-timberwolf-2/).

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A to Z Challenge: W is for Berwick Street (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2017 Great and Powerful 2017 Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, W is for Berwick Street!  Hey, there’s a W there!

Here is a Google map showing where Berwick Street is located in James Bay.

What I could find out about Berwick Street:

Berwick is yet another one-block street in our neighbourhood.  It starts at Boyd Street and dead-ends before reaching San Jose (see J).  And this time, there is no escape, even by foot, except to turn around and head back out to Boyd Street.  I always wondering what people living on streets like Berwick think when you drive or walk down their streets knowing full well that they dead-end.

Yeah, that’s all I got folks.  I have no idea where the name came from, and I have no interesting facts about Berwick Street.  There are a bunch of retirement homes around Victoria and the Island called Berwick, but they probably have nothing to do with the street…

Here are some pictures I took of Berwick Street.

That’s all there is, folks…

And just to pad things a bit, here is a telephone pole at the entrance to Berwick:

What else do you want to know about Berwick Street?  Ask away, and I will see what I can find out for you!

Thanks for visiting letter W of my A to Z Challenge post of 2017.  You can find more I posts at http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/2017/04/atozchallenge-4-27-2016-letter-w.html.  Stay tuned for X is for... tomorrow!!

Flower of the Day: April 27, 2017

Cee’s Flower of the Day (https://ceenphotography.com/2017/04/26/flower-of-the-day-april-27-2017-tulip/)

SO glad it’s Kitten Thursday

A response in avoidance of the Daily Post’s Writing Prompt https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/blanket/

You have NO idea how glad.  The only thing that would make today even better is if I could spend all day at home enjoying Kitten Thursday.  Ah well…

A to Z Challenge: V is for Violet Lane (#AtoZChallenge)

Welcome to my April 2017 Great and Powerful 2017 Blogging from A to Z Challenge!

Today, V is for Violet Lane!

Here is a Google map showing where Violet Lane is located in James Bay.

What I could find out about Violet Lane:

Violet Lane is another one-block street which runs from Thetis Lane to St. Andrews.  I’m not really sure how it ranks street status, when it is really more like a back alley.   But, I guess that what makes it kind of an interesting street to add to this challenge.  Plus, it actually begins with V!  Oh, and I should mention – didn’t see any violets…

Here are some pictures I took of Violet Lane.

At the Thetis Lane end.

Looking towards St. Andrews

Looking back the other way…

…from the St. Andrews end.

What else do you want to know about Violet Lane?  Ask away, and I will see what I can find out for you!

Thanks for visiting letter V of my A to Z Challenge post of 2017.  You can find more I posts at http://www.a-to-zchallenge.com/2017/04/atozchallenge-4-26-2017-letter-v.html.  Stay tuned for W is for... tomorrow!!

Flower of the Day: April 26, 2017

Cee’s Flower of the Day (https://ceenphotography.com/2017/04/25/flower-of-the-day-april-26-2017-white-oriental-poppy/)

NOT a tulip…

Colour Your World: White

Today’s Colour Your World is White (https://jennifernicholewells.com/2017/04/26/color-your-world-white-2/).

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