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By popular demand, we played Edward Fortyhands again at the Melbourne Kitchenettes “Book Club”!


Sydney snippets... 3 day roundup, Art, Architecture and Gardens...

We have settled in to our Airbnb accommodation in Bondi Junction, our hostess, Shona, has welcomed us like one of the family.

It is only a 10 minute walk to the railway station and from there, with a $2-50 senior pass, Sydney is at our beck and call. 444 more words


Edinburgh's 9 most exciting meeting venues

Edinburgh’s meetings and incentives industry has exploded in recent years, thanks in no small part to its extraordinary selection of meeting venues. With a world-class convention bureau… 1,066 more words


The Plant Family Tree

In class this morning I showed the video, The Plant Family Tree, that was created at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in 2014. It’s a lovely eight-minute film that focus on Kew’s herbarium and on how it documents plant diversity and phylogeny. 223 more words


Showing Off Botanical Illustrations

The husband and wife team of historians of science, Helen and William Bynum, recently published Remarkable Plants That Shape Our World (University of Chicago Press, 2014).   552 more words


The Norwegian Society for Botanical Artists - newly founded today!

This has been a very eventful day. As a result of the visit to Kew Gardens today, and a serious discussion there inspired by exhibits in the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, we decided to found the Norwegian Society of Botanical Artists – Den Norske Foreningen for Botaniske Kunstnere. 435 more words

Botanical Art Norway

LAST OUTING WITH THE 150-500mm lens

The last walk in which I took my (now sold) 150-500mm lens was to try and capture some images of the tiny Eastern Spinebills (Acanthorhynchus… 1,845 more words