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The lost orchids

In the course of researching Orchid Summer I spent days immersed in the historical appearances orchids made in folklore and literature alike. Many enjoyed regional names every bit as colourful as the flowers themselves. Yet now, in parallel with the … Continue reading

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An Orchid Odyssey on Rhodes

I’ve blogged, back and forth, about my forthcoming orchid book, Orchid Summer, set to be published by Bloomsbury on 19th April 2018. It’s been the most fabulous project to be involved with, from start to finish – the culmination of … Continue reading

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And so this is Christmas…

As is traditional in the blogosphere, it’s time for the annual introspective round-uppery blog post. This past year has been an unusual one for me – none of the dedicated foreign birding or botany trips that have been a feature of … Continue reading

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An affair to remember

Much of my time at the moment is devoted to orchids, the places in which they’re found, and the people involved with plants and places alike. While that’s my primary focus these days, it wasn’t always thus. I’ve been a … Continue reading

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