Tag Archives: Singapore

Brilliant Disguise

Dear Friends, Did you know there are some clever plants out there? I’m not thinking of Triffids though – they had very unpleasant personalities. I found three plants at the Gardens by the Bay in Singapore which were much nicer than triffids and far more intelligent. Meet Sansevieria kirkii ‘Coppertone’ from Africa. The coppery tinge …


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Thorn Tree In The Garden

Dear Friends, When I think of cactus, this type usually comes to mind. It’s like the ones you see in the desert. Now look at these thorny barrel cacti I found at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. Who would have thought they grew in such amazing shapes? This snake cactus gave me the creeps – I kept imagining …

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Growing On Me

Dear Friends, You know that old saying about things that don’t grow on trees? Well, look what I’ve just found growing at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore. I couldn’t believe what I was seeing, so I took a closer look. Sure enough, Eggea chocolatus, more commonly know as the Easter Egg plant, was in full bloom. Unfortunately these …

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In The Flowers – Weekly Photo Challenge – Threes

Dear Friends, My first view inside the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay in Singapore took my breath away. The colours and textures of the natural world, grouped in climatic themes, created an amazing dramatic display. It was possible to interact with these gorgeous flowers and I took the opportunity to get right up close! It was definitely a case …

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Me and My Friends – Weekly Photo Challenge – Horizon

Dear Friends, Adventure travel writer Tim Cahill once said: “A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” On my latest journey I was privileged to meet three followers of my blog who have also become my friends. Cath lives in Singapore and is the creator of Lizzie Rose Jewellery. She is an accomplished crafter …

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