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Cemeteries: St Kilda Cemetery

This is the second in my series of posts about cemeteries. The first was about Melbourne General Cemetery and can be found here. This time I’ll be discussing St Kilda Cemetery.  1,471 more words



Singapore was a rather sporadic choice of a holiday destination. Decided on a whim, my friend Dani and I headed off to a place we knew little about. 831 more words

Floating Heads and Hungry Plants

So a few of you have complained that we are slacking with the blog. To that we say, thank you for noticing!

Froggle’s Fact: “It’s not my fault this time.”

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A Scottish Summer: Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Another fantastic free place to explore on a summer’s day is the Edinburgh branch of the Royal Botanic Gardens. I decided to combine this with a jaunt through New Town and… 386 more words


Waiting to Invent: Thomas Edison in Florida

Much is written in the media today concerning the inability to disconnect while on vacation – professionals glued to email and cell phones around the pool. 750 more words


Bats & a Heron

I used to watch bats at sunset growing up, especially on my grandmother’s farm. During my last visit, there were no bats to been seen, with their unlikely bodies belying graceful acrobatics. 166 more words


A little bit of Paradise in Lucca

There are so many advantages to spending extended time in a town or village when you are travelling. So when we rented the apartment in Lucca for a week we took advantage of that extra time and we visited places that normally one does not have the time to when just passing through or spending a day or 3. 303 more words