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Strawberry Hill #1

By Karuma1970

If you know West London, you will know Strawberry Hill as the Gothic Revival villa in Twickenham that was built by Horace Walpole in the eighteenth century.

Horace Walpole also got to own a large property in the Blue Mountains near Kingston, Jamaica and called that Strawberry Hill too. Due to the altitude it is is good for growing strawberries but also coffee and the most beautiful flowers.
The property has a long and interesting history but recently belonged to the owner of Island Records and many famous people have stayed there. It is now a hotel with wonderful gardens. I will show some of the flowers in the next few posts

Tags: Flowers and plants Jamaica Landscape and travel Strawberry Hill House

Voters: pablophotographer, VincentChristopher, georgiepoolie and 40 more

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4 May 2021 9:58AM
Beautiful lead Mike,
4 May 2021 10:06AM
Nice shot of the Lilly and series ... in the early 60's l went to a party there (London) had a friend who rented a room there at the time, he worked for Hammer Films at the time in special effects...Thanks for the memories..
cooky Plus
17 6 4 United Kingdom
4 May 2021 10:22AM
Beautiful flower captures and narrative Mike. I'll look forward to the series.

4 May 2021 10:47AM
Beautiful series.
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
4 May 2021 10:50AM
Beautiful set... Stunning florals.
Isabel GrinGrinGrin
Great set and narrative Mike. I love V1

dales Plus
5 11 Australia
4 May 2021 12:49PM
Beautifully captured set Mike , sounds a fascinating location
sparrowhawk Plus
12 282 2 United Kingdom
4 May 2021 12:59PM
lovely set
4 May 2021 6:32PM
Like your lead and version 4 beautiful blooms. Look forward to your floral uploads. Debs
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
4 May 2021 7:09PM
A beautiful set Mike
Oh, yes, please. Really looking forward now to your next few posts. Off to an excellent start with your lead.
gconant Plus
10 31 1 United States
4 May 2021 8:04PM
Very nice images Mike.
V 4 is my favorite.

johnke Plus
8 229 17 England
5 May 2021 8:12AM
A wonderful well presented set Mike, the lead being my favorite ...John

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