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September meeting

Our next meeting on Tuesday, 13th September is a full day visit via coach to the Orchidarium in Estepona.  www.orchidariumestepona.com/

Our coach will leave Competa Bus Stop, by the tourist office, at 09.30am for the two and half hour journey to the Orchidarium.  313 more words



I was inspired by The Orchid Pavilion gathering of 353 CE which was a cultural and poetic event during the Six dynasties era, in China. The gentlemen (42 literati) had engaged in a drinking contest: rice-wine cups were floated down a small winding creek as the men sat along its banks; whenever a cup stopped, the man closest to the cup was required to empty it and write a poem. 183 more words


Dreaming of Butterflies

So many butterflies at Queendown Warren in Kent on a warm Bank Holiday Monday, they spun before my eyes as I fell asleep. 85 more words

Stretching the fifteen kilometre rule

I maintain a ‘strict’ fifteen kilometre rule for this blog – all observations and photographs are essentially made with this in mind … sometimes to the chagrin of potential contributors! 67 more words


Week 10: The End of my Thailand Journey...off to a secret destination! 

Week 10…the end of my Thailand journey. Stay tuned next week for my secret destination!

Day 64: Tuesday August 23rd, 2016. Chiang Rai, Thailand. Buddhist Monastery Orphanage. 1,986 more words


Flora versus fauna

It’s a tussle for attention in the bush at the moment with the local flora upstaging the birds as Spring beckons. The selection below was all found yesterday within a few metres near Fence Track. 24 more words