Weekend Wandering – Abbotsford Convent

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This photographer captures not only the eye but the heart of one viewing one of her collections. Just as she has mine with this post. She brings it all to life with the stories she tells to go along with her photography. I love her posts because she wraps you in words. Thank you Leanne Cole for once again filling all of my senses from across the water!

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On Thursday was another Social Snappers excursion, this time we went to Abbotsford Convent, an old place that was once the home of the nuns that belonged to the Order of the Good Shepherd. It is quite an amazing place.  The nuns sold it in 1975, and today it is more an art precinct, with many artists having studios there.  It is nice to have a place that you can just wander around.

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The buildings are much what you would expect a convent to be.  They are large, but they aren’t grand.  Of course they are beautiful, but they don’t have the ornate details that buildings of this size would often have.

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“If the walls could talk?” It must have been an incredible place at one time.  It is a very busy place now.

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There are some amazing out buildings, and if you are going to go there, then you have…

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