November 19, 2014

Autumn Picnic At Edwards Gardens


Before all this cold and snowy weather arrived, Rich and I picnicked at Edward's Gardens. Technically there is no picnicking allowed, but we're rebels like that. Or more like it was Wednesday afternoon and the only people there were a handful of senior citizens, a couple of canoodling couples (possibly, most likely married to other people), a photographer and his clients and a random shirtless man, who was creepily watching people...namely the canoodling couples.


It was one of the warmer autumn days, one that was ideal for taking in the colourful scenery and taking long walks without becoming a sweaty unsightly mess. I brought my camera with me, so take a peek at all the prettiness in this botanical garden!



Make at home, take out
Our lunch al fresco consisted of: a medley of veggies (roasted red peppers and purple onions, crisp cucumbers, sun dried tomatoes and spring onions), chickpeas on a bed of cold buckwheat noodles. I made a lightly spiced sesame spiced peanut sauce to pour on top and it was the perfect little meal. It was a nice vegan meal, all by accident.

Corn chips meets its Italian tomato counterpart
For a side, I had made a small batch of tomato bruschetta the night before. Due to my non-existing basil growing talents, there was none to be had. The dried stuff worked just fine and we scooped it up and into our mouths with Tostitoes chips! I like the low sodium kind as there's more than enough salt on those already. 

I wish tomatoes were 9¢ a pound all year round!
Makes eating 3 Roma tomatoes each less obvious
True Detective-esque

Whatever these violet flowers are, I love them.
Bumble bees love them too.
Shades of autumn
Easter Bunny, is that you?
Little peeker posed for a minute, before hopping off.
Gorgie colours
In my mind hoping I wouldn't get stung.
Part 2, Part 3

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