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Backyard and catio

This weekend Gene and I did some work in the backyard. We made progress with the strip of rocks along the back fence, it’s coming along nicely, it’s almost done. 221 more words


Pitcher plants

We’re up in Glasgow for a couple of nights and visited the Botanics this afternoon. These pitcher plants are in the collection in the Kibble Palce.

Maleny Botanic Garden

Maleny Botanic Garden

Scrumptious Devonshire Teas are served in our gazebos overlooking the gardens… you can bring your dog on a lead to enjoy the experience and stretch their legs as well as yours… bring the kids to see the miniature horses, alpaca, sheep, goat, swans…. 271 more words


Haggis, Neeps & Tatties, Oh My!

Last night we tried it…you guessed it, the infamous Scottish haggis, except this version was called Haggis, Neeps & Tatties (see below pic). Was skeptical about the whole food situation, but I gotta say, “don’t knock it till you’ve tried it”. 203 more words


Visiting Dublin: my 5 favourite places

I’m baaaaaack! After a brief (ahem) hiatus, I’ve decided to bring myself kicking and screaming into 2017 with a new blog. And what better to write about than the city I’ve called home for almost – gulp – a decade? 1,139 more words


Out for a Ramble: Oxford's Parks & Gardens

Everyone knows that Oxford is a stunningly beautiful place, especially when the sun is shining, but in addition to its picture-postcard medieval and Neoclassical buildings, it also has some wonderful green spaces perfect for a contemplative stroll of a warm afternoon. 844 more words


Da-An Forest Park - the Woods in our City

The moment we entered the area, we thought: “it has to be the woods!!”. However, to our surprise, it turned out to be the Da-An Forest Park… 987 more words