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Is fed agency Parks Australia pimping out Canberra's national botanic gardens ?

The Australian National Botanic Gardens now has a spa on site, offering facials, pedicures, body wraps and something called “a shellac hand refresh.”

That’s right – a national science institution that has the world’s most comprehensive display of living Australian native plants has leased one of its buildings to an upmarket beauty parlour. 517 more words


Passively we are all cultural

I’ve now lived in Glasgow for almost 6 months (moved here 6th of September 2014), and all though I do get quite homesick from time to time I know I chose the right city to study in. 765 more words


Cee's Odd Ball Challenge-Wk-


Odd Ball

Week 34


 As I left the Botanic Gardens the other day…

I looked up…

and this is what I found.

Very glad it is stuffed… 100 more words


Butterflies fluttering by...

Butterflies fluttering by…

I’ve recently been looking for new things to take pictures of, given that it is too cold to walk about and photograph the city.  40 more words


The Electric Gardens

A fantasy of light and sound at Glasgow’s iconic Botanic Gardens – part of the West End Festival 2015. 361 more words


World Gardens: Phuket part 2

It is always interesting to discover how others see you.  The English garden in Phuket botanic gardens was no exception.   We wondered what we would find here. 133 more words


One month in Oz - 10. Sydney: Bondi, botanics, bridge and ballet

Post 10 of an ongoing series. Access the full list here.

Making up for having no breakfast yesterday, we started today with a lovely relaxed breakfast at a cafe on Oxford Street called Swiss Bakerz. 1,307 more words