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Blue Mountains Botanic Garden

What would you rather? Get on a gym treadmill and watch the four corners of the gym whilst listening to your ipod or go for a bushwalk in a beautiful Botanic Garden and discover about 40,000 native, exotic and rare plants whilst breathing in the fresh and cool mountain air. 425 more words


Greenspace: Children of the corn

Nobel peace laureate Rigoberta Menchu describes a baptism in her native Guatemala. The infant is wrapped in a baptismal gown so that she can hardly be seen, only her hair shows like the silks of a maize cob. 786 more words



Eeyore in Winnie the Pooh observes, “Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them”.

However weeds are more often derided. George Francis, the first director of the… 863 more words


Wellington Botanic Garden

A couple days ago, I decided it was about time I checked out Wellington Botanic Garden. Shalom and I briefly visited to watch the fireworks for Guy Fawkes Day, but that was at night. 374 more words


October celebrations of Older People

October sees the annual celebration of the United Nations Day for Older People.  In Cambridgeshire this is recognised in a month-long programme of events, activities and opportunities for older people as well as celebrating the unique skills and the contributions older generations bring to society. 608 more words


The Martinez Family

Hello!  I’d like to welcome the Martinez Family to the blog this evening :)  Such a cute and photogenic family!  I was lucky enough to utilize the Botanic Garden with 2 great family sessions including this one.   23 more words