― We are lucky to leave so close to Botanical Gardens. Today we had an impromptu afternoon walk there. The reason is because I have been struck down by the cold bug for a few days now, which means no doggie outing for Quinton & Reegan. So finally the nose has stopped it's incessant flow and I can breathe normally again, it's time for a short outing today. ∙ We usually drive and park at Jacob Ballas Children's Garden carpark. It is much quieter there. It was a hot afternoon, the dogs did [...].