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Chicago Botanical Gardens

Pfui. Blasted! I’m bummed out. Why, you might ask? I was hoping to see Spike bloom.

For those of you who haven’t heard, for the past few weeks, Chicago has been waiting to see when a Titan Arum or Corpse Flower was set to bloom for 24-48 hours. 520 more words

Adventure

Tudor Oyster 1966

This is not a Rolex! Every time I see Tudor advertised for sale, the headline is something like “Rolex Tudor”. This annoys me. Tudor is a separate product and although both come under the same parent company and Tudor came about 40 years after Rolex, the two are aimed at two different markets. 289 more words

Classic Watch

The dog rose

These lovely blooms were photographed towards the end of June, in a local hedgerow.

The dog rose or Rosa canina flowers from June to August, producing blush-pink flowers that open to reveal a circlet of golden stamens;   these are followed in the autumn by bright red rose hips, a rich food source for birds and small mammals. 414 more words

Wildlife

Sunday Sonnet - 09 August 2015

One of the many mysteries of Shakespeare’s personal life is how did he acquire all the vast areas of expertise needed to write about so many characters and so many avocations? 325 more words

Before I return to Algeria...

I went to the Tudor Rose Tea House today and spent two blissful hours working on a chapter, researching blog themes, playing a game of chess, and eating delectables. 65 more words

Writer's Life

Tudor Rose: new at FiberWytch on Etsy

Tudor Rose is a necklace inspired by the Tudor Queens of England: Elizabeth of York, Catherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Jane Seymour, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard, Katherine Parr, Jane Grey, Mary Tudor, and, of course, Elizabeth Tudor, Gloriana. 346 more words

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