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The Abel Tasman walk

At the weekend, Merry and I took off to South Island.  No more planning meetings for her! We flew in a small propeller plane to Nelson, at the tip of South Island and the start of our walk along the Abel Tasman peninsula. 941 more words


Rise and Shine orchids on display

The Rise and Shine Bushland Reserve is just one of a host of places where you can enjoy a spectacular display of Spring orchids. 23 more words

Rise And Shine

Don't Wait till the Flowers are Gone 莫待 無花

When I neglect to go into the garden for a day or two, I dread to find sad wrinkly faces, full of reproach.  Yet more often than not, I am greeted with their best poses,  vying for the ‘eye of heaven’ or mine, and smiling even in the rain.   70 more words

I Wonder Why...

I stayed in that job so long.

I said that crazy shit.

I was so afraid of the ‘afterwards’ when it was the best part. 40 more words

Orchids - A New Enthusiasm!

Although widespread, orchids are not commonplace and to look at them growing in the wild is one of the great pleasures of the plant world. The Burren in Co. 785 more words

Paddy Tobin

Orchids, get them ready for winter

As the weather gets colder, you might find yourself wondering about how your orchids will do and what type of orchid care you should provide. Luckily, they generally like the same climate as people do, which is why they are such good indoor plants. 112 more words

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