Tag Archives: Plants

The Botanical Gardens, Cambridge.

It must have been the slight spring feeling in the air this week which inspired me to finally visit the Cambridge University Botanical Gardens yesterday.  It was actually the first time I have ever been, it’s only a fifteen minute walk away from … Continue reading

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Twelve Traditions of Christmas, Pt 3 – Christmas Crackers and Mistletoe

Christmas Crackers A French Bon Bon and a crackle from a fire became the accidental inspiration for the Christmas Cracker just over 150 years ago. If Tom Smith, a baker from London, had not taken a trip to Paris we would not have the customary fun of … Continue reading

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