Monthly Archives: May 2017

Dragon Boats and Dumplings

My brother Clarence Hui who lives in Beijing reminded me that it is that time of the year when there are dragon boat races everywhere and everyone is eating sticky rice dumplings wrapped in bamboo leaves.  He sent these photographs … Continue reading

Posted in Chinese culture | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Hanging Orchids

I read of Jackie‘s creation of a hanging garden on Derrick Knight’s blog and saw the finished medleys of flowers in subsequent posts.  They have inspired me to post my own hanging plants. I am a novice orchid grower so most of … Continue reading

Posted in Garden | Tagged | 24 Comments

Rainbow Lorikeets

I walk through St. Leonards Park every Saturday on my way to Pottery and last week I spotted a rainbow lorikeet peeping out of a tree hollow.  It’s a good thing our council didn’t remove these habitats. Yesterday I checked to … Continue reading

Posted in ., Diary | Tagged , , | 6 Comments