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Ten Surprising Facts about Tulips

The tulip originated in Turkey and was named after the traditional tulip-shaped turban. Sixty percent of the world’s bulbs come from the Netherlands and three-quarters of all global trade in flower bulbs passes through NL. Export value of Dutch bulbs … Continue reading

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The Last Straw — A review of the film,‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ and the reality of old-age

At the beginning of this year an elderly, blind woman died in a care home. My husband and I had been visiting her monthly, on a voluntary basis, to take her out for walks. She could only get about in … Continue reading

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