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Touching Base

I find that I have a compelling urge to do things that remind me of my past life in Sydney when I’m there. This trip one of the (many) things I was compelled to do was Wildlife World. 349 more words


Taylors & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Green Tea with Strawberry & Vanilla Tea Bags

These are my new morning drink and I am loving them.
I was advised to drink a green tea first thing in the morning a half an hour before breakfast to aid digestion by a nutritionalist. 49 more words

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Next week I come up to 6 years of my Photography hobby (since early retirement due to chronic ill-health) and I do believe my taste, or vision, in Photography has changed. 443 more words


BLUE MIST or PURPLE TORCH FLOWER (Bartlettina sordida) - Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne

From the archives October-December 2014.

Bartlettina sordida, with the common names Purple torch and Blue mist flower, is endemic to cloud forest habitats in Mexico.  But the images in this post were made in the Royal Botanic Gardens in Melbourne. 187 more words


from the archives – 25th August 2013


Random Fridays: 200

This planted “200” is looking a bit tatty after our hot summer. I wonder if the Garden will have a series of plantings in that shape all year? 11 more words