Monthly Archives: August 2017

Western Suburbs Orchids, Ashfield

Again, another orchid show had taken me away from the Lower North Shore of Sydney beyond my usual stamping ground.  The suburb of Ashfield was known as Little Shanghai so it was an added incentive to get on the train … Continue reading

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Poor Prognosis

At least they did not give me a death sentence. The tumour, in the shape of a carrot, extends from the fat end at the spinal chord between C8 and T1 to where the humerus (arm) joins the shoulder.  It … Continue reading

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Another Barn Another Orchid Show

Last Sunday my friends Ang and Ben took me to the St. Ives Orchid Fair where they have displays of many orchid societies in one barn.  Thanks, boys. I’d already visited and posted about some of the societies’ shows individually … Continue reading

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