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The macro experiment begins

The macro converter I ordered has arrived today – impressively quick service! As soon as I got chance I attached it to the camera and went out to test it. 249 more words

Gardening

Nominations for the 27th Golden Melody Awards released! (2016)

Dubbed “Taiwan’s Grammys”, the annual Golden Melody Awards is a pretty big deal. As pretty much the only (well-known) awards ceremony critiqued by professionals of the music industry, the GMAs are regarded in pretty high esteem. 589 more words

C-pop

One For Mary Tang

AS ALWAYS, CLICKING ON AN IMAGE, REPEATED IF NECESSARY, WILL ENLARGE IT

The kitchen door was open this morning as I wandered into it. Such was the heady blend of sweet scents that pervaded the room, that I looked around for the bouquets of blooms I felt sure The Head Gardener must have gathered. 341 more words

Catch-up bank holiday weekend 30th April - 2nd may 

What nice weather, getting a wee bit warmer after quite a long spell of severe cold and wind. I have to say the garden is doing great. 589 more words

Gardening

Spring shopping

Spring is a good time for planting, so this afternoon I dragged the family off to my favourite local nursery (we had spent the morning at a soft-play birthday party so I didn’t feel too bad). 280 more words

Ornamentals

I is for Idun

Eternal youth was not an issue that the gods of Asgard had to give much thought to.  Not usually.  Because they had a goddess of youth, a beautiful maid whose name was Idun.   1,610 more words

Greek Mythology