I work in Surrey now, and when the weather’s cooperating (which hasn’t been too often), I like to eat lunch outside and explore my new surroundings.
Here’s what I encountered when I walked through Bear Creek Gardens the other day, on the afternoon of the Bear Creek Park Garden Light Festival.
I spied with my little eye a chapel in the woods.
I went closer to see if it was really what I thought it was. Indeed.
I would love to go to church in the woods!
My walking then led me to this labyrinth of paper cups filled with dirt (I’m guessing so they wouldn’t blow away). I wonder what they were used for.
A lot of the tree decorations were shielded from the elements.
The colour of these autumn trees, combined with the Japanese ornaments, was absolutely stunning.
So many hidden treasures in these gardens, including this pink bicycle.It would have been beautiful to see these decorations all lit up at night. Perhaps it looked something like this: