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Wisteria hysteria

We’re in hysterics! Well, almost. At least we’re giggling happily.

Here’s why: About a year ago, I wrote with a fair bit of excitement about the single, incredibly long cluster of flowers that had developed on one of the wisteria vines in front of our house in Daglan. 319 more words

Life In Southwest France

Come and walk the lavender labyrinth this Easter weekend

The lavender has grown well and is looking good. The grass has been cut and the weather is pleasant so join us this weekend. Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


The blurred boundary of changing seasons

As the year turns nature dresses and redresses herself in a succession of seasonal floral and foliage combinations. Mostly this is a gradual affair in my garden, but the boundary between winter to spring offers the sharpest of the mostly blurred, creeping seasonal changes. 144 more words

East Anglia

Wildlife at the Mareeba Wetlands

Morning all,

After my lack of internet (and thus pictures) for the last few posts, I thought I’d make up for it with a ludicrously picture heavy post of some of the wildlife around the reserve/in my lodgings while I was at Mareeba. 1,459 more words


Under the Sea

I spent as much time as possible snorkeling on the trip to Jamaica. No photo can replicate the peace of the ocean or what it is like to be surrounded by small fish who are as curious about you as you are of them. 195 more words

Davida Gypsy Breier

A Unicorn of a Work Trip

We interrupt our Ireland trip for a quick jaunt to the Caribbean.

As we’ve mentioned before, we both travel for work. In fact, a work trip was the impetus for starting this blog. 934 more words

Flora And Fauna

Favourite souvenirs: black spotted red hauyro seeds

One of my favourite souvenirs from Ecuador is a bright orange-red necklace. It’s made of orange-red seeds with black spots that are known as Huayro. The first time I came across these seeds, I was impressed by the amount of work done by the indigenous people to paint a black spot on each seed. 511 more words