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i can still smell you on my sheets
you’re so close but so far
i feel you in my heart
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i feel you in my heart.

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Thursday's Special : Park...

This week Paula has given us “park” as the theme. Now that might seem quite straight forward and I happily began looking through all the “parks” I have visited, and I have been to a lot of them. 239 more words


Geelong Botanic Gardens


May 20, 2016

 A Dahlia frorm

The Botanic Gardens

 in Geelong.

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Darling Ducklings

There are ducklings in the Botanic Gardens.

It seems too early, but these birds are quite big, so maybe they’ll survive the winter.  Did you know that a group of ducks can be called a raft, a team, or a paddling?  60 more words

Central Christchurch

New U.S. Botanic Garden Exhibit in Washington DC: Flourish Inside and Out

The U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) in Washington DC presents a new exhibit Flourish: Inside and Out from May 21 (this Saturday) through October 2, 2016. The indoor and outdoor exhibit, developed with consultation from… 498 more words


Punting from historic boatsheds

In 1850 swamp covered the beginnings of Christchurch and settlers had to walk through bog to get home after the market. Those early British settlers must have been sorely disillusioned when they first saw the soggy land which was to be their home on the other side of the world. 320 more words


India's first car

On my first trip to India, there were no imported cars. It was India’s Ambassador or nothing. The taxis were Ambassadors. Private cars were Ambassadors. It was like the food, you ate curry or you didn’t eat back then. 27 more words