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Running in Singapore Botanic Gardens

Singapore Botanic Gardens is one of our favourite parks in Singapore as it is so beautiful and accessible. We love coming here for our picnics or evening walks whenever we can. 803 more words

Run Your Pace

Louisiana's 'islands'

JEFFERSON ISLAND, Louisiana — My weekend day trips, when I can do them, take me across the Sabine into South Louisiana.

If you’ve never been, this part of the world is a natural wonderland that I’ve only lately come to appreciate though I lived there for many years. 566 more words

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The Magic Lantern Festival at the Botanical Gardens

With the build up to Christmas already happening, The Bloke and I thought that we would start the festivities by attending the launch event of the Magic Lantern Festival at the Botanical Gardens last week. 436 more words


Day 23 in the low-carb house

So, we are over three weeks in to the ketosis-attempt-but-now-low-carb diet, and we have hit a slump. It is not so enjoyable.

This weekend we went up to Birmingham to visit the… 1,012 more words


Magical Lantern Festival

The Birmingham Botanical Gardens has the feel of a Victorian public park  with its  four glasshouses which range from tropical to subtropical, mediterranean and arid desert,  15 acres of beautiful landscaped gardens, pool, rock garden,  bandstand, aviary, playground, tea room and gift shop, although I am not too sure the Victorians would have had a gift shop, but hey they have to make money. 309 more words


Betrayed By Trousers

Cabinet Secretary Sir Edd Evans-Morley scrutinised the three ashen faces before him with some cautious satisfaction. He had unexpectedly come across the trepidous trio scampering through the corridors of Number Ten, clearly agitated and, in the case of the Chancellor of the Exchequer, somewhat tearful. 981 more words