In just twenty days, on the 7th February, it will be the 50 year anniversary of Black Tuesday. Bushfires that claimed 62 lives, injured over 900, and burnt through over half a million acres of land in Southern Tasmania. 328 more words
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Many of our trips involve driving through the Central Valley of Northern California which is covered in orchards, particularly olive and almond. Not always, but frequently the lower part of the trunk of orchard trees are painted white. 200 more words
Waking Aida come back swinging this April with a headline UK tour, supported by South-Coast math-pop sweethearts, Orchards.
The two groups will grace Leeds, Glasgow, London, and Brighton this spring – Four unmissable shows founded by tropical guitars, looming synths, and ecstatic, elating rock. 33 more words
According to an article in The Guardian, the word paradise stems from the ancient Persian parades meaning “orchard” or “enclosure”. This checks out in my well thumbed copy of the Oxford concise dictionary of English Etymology which adds “abode of the blessed” to the definition. 604 more words