#1 – Battersea Park, London
I love London but sometimes it can feel as though you’re lost among the concrete! I went to visit friends on what turned out to be a beautiful day, the sun was shining and admittedly we had a little too much Prosecco the night before so some fresh air was much needed. They took me to Battersea Park which I expected to be like the commons I have visited in the past, they are lovely wide open spaces but there’s not a lot to see, I assumed that this was all…Continue
Wellington isn’t exactly known for its great weather. But, on a rare day when the sun comes out and the wind dies out, there is nothing quite like it. And when that sunny day happens to fall on a Saturday, it’s even better.
Recently we were lucky enough to be in Wellington on one of those once in a blue moon Saturdays, and here’s our list of the best things to do in Wellington when it is sunny:…Continue
Added by Bonnie Etherington on March 17, 2013 at 4:16am — No Comments
While it’s raining and cold in the middle of our British weather I was delighted to take refuge in the warm and welcoming Palm House at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh to experience the Malaysian Glasshouse Trail.
Entering the Glasshouses through the famous 19th Century Palm House, I had my first introduction to the Malaysia Trail. Throughout the trail, there are panels that detail the scientific significance of each of the plants in addition to explaining the past and current…
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If you have never been to South Africa, and you were wondering what kind of floral kingdom it would have, perhaps, because you think of it as being hot and sunny, you assume that it’s pretty desert like and quite scarce in the flower department; well nothing could be further from the truth.
10% of the world’s flowering species are found in South Africa with the Cape Floristic Kingdom being one of the world’s six plant kingdoms. The others are the Antarctic, Australasian, Boreal,…Continue
Added by Cynthia Simpson on April 13, 2012 at 12:19pm — No Comments