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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


Chicago Botanic Garden

This was my first time actually taking a walk through the different gardens at the Chicago Botanic Gardens. It is truly a magical place. My favorite was the English Walled Garden, it was absolutely amazing. 46 more words

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Gandalf, Ents and Tolkien's Grave

Listening to Sir Ian McKellen speak at an Oxford event this week topped off several weeks of Tolkien related activities. He spoke at great length about gay rights, but his role playing Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings could not be bypassed and the audience erupted in applause as he bellowed ‘you shall not pass!’ to a room full of students. 247 more words

A portrait of the young artist….

The University of Cambridge Museums have been partnering with Centre 33, a Cambridge-based charity which supports and empowers young people, to provide creative and cultural opportunities for young carers during the school summer holidays. 394 more words