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Remains of Mountain Climbers Found After 4 Decades

The remains of a pair of mountain climbers who went missing 45 years ago have finally been found. On Thursday Swiss authorities announced that they had identified remains found at Matterhorn mountain as Michio Oikawa and Masayuki Kobayashi, two Japanese climbers who attempted to scale the peak in 1970, BBC reports. 71 more words

The Tiny Flowers of South East Iceland

We spent 36 hours in Iceland on our way to Canada, so we only had time to visit the Saga valley area in South East Iceland.   179 more words

Cycle

No Vampires Allowed

Don’t you just love this time of the year, when everything is bursting with life in the garden and the first harvest is starting to come in. 208 more words

Sisyrinchium

15.06.2015 Sisyrinchium californicum yellowstone

15.06.2015 Sisyrinchium angustifolium lucerne

Sisyrinchium, your name is a mouthful
but nevertheless you are beautiful.
I love the way you close your eyes at night…
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2015

Campanula

05.06.15 Campanula Carpatica on the rockery

29.06.15 Campanula Persicifolia

Campanula Carpatica
sits on my rockery
adding a splash of colour
for many a day.
Campanula Persicifolia…
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2015

Mary's mini-garden

Towards the end of 2014 our great friend Mary gave us two old butler sinks to make into miniature alpine gardens. Soon after this a sudden illness took Mary from us. 243 more words

Gardening