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See Keukenhof Spring Flowers In Full Bloom

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The days are getting longer and the weather has finally taken a turn for the better. It’s spring and Keukenhof is in full bloom. The tulips, hyacinths and daffodils bloom beautifully at this time so we went to check out what reason would bring hundreds of thousands of visitors each

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11 Rare Orchids That Look
Like Animals
(Including A Naked Man)

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When you think of an orchid, what usually comes to mind is a pretty pink or white pot plant – right? Well orchids can be found in all shapes, sizes and colours and with more than 35,000 species of orchid in the world one could spend a lifetime discussing them

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"Earth Laughs in Flowers" – A Series Of 10 Bizarre Flower Photographs

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The title ‘Earth Laughs in Flowers’ comes from the poem “Hamatreya” by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1846), in which flowers articulate nature’s ridicule and contempt for human arrogance in the pretence to dominion over earth. David LaChapelle, an American commercial photographer, fine-art photographer, music video director, film director and artist, best

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The Trials and Tribulations of Running the Marathon

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When I crossed the 2012 London Marathon finish line I declared, “I will NEVER be doing that again”, yet this spring I found myself once again training for the London Marathon. How did that happen? Good question. Having crossed the finish line in 2012 and hobbled home, I found myself

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Announcing AmazeBox. What’s in yours?

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Hello. A quick post to say I’m delighted to announce our new website (http://www.amazebox.co.uk) which has been in public beta for a few weeks now. We’ve been thinking about this for some time but haven’t had the time to build it or release it. Well, now we have. We hope you

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Top 10 Embarrassing Mum Moments

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As we grow older so do our Mums, but no matter how old they are there’s always room for them to commit some sort of cringeworthy crime. It’s the law! There have been several instances where you have probably wanted to find the nearest rock and climb under it. We’ve

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Valentine’s Flowers – An Apology

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Dear Friends and Customers, We take great pride in our reputation for delivering the freshest flowers for a great price. That is why I’d like to personally apologise to a small group of our customers today for failing to deliver their bouquets for Valentine’s Day on time. As a result of

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Top 5 – The World’s Deadliest Flowers

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Top 5 The World’s Deadliest Flowers As we know here are Arena Flowers, blooms are often given as part of emotional gestures between humans. However, some blooms have a darker side. Many may be fooled by their aesthetically pleasing exterior and enchanting fragrance, yet their innocuous charm can hide a

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Top Ten Edible Flowers

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For many years, flowers have been considered as a romantic gift for a loved one, but did you know that some varieties are in fact edible? In the last ten years, edible flowers have gone from the garden and into cuisine and are now used in countless restaurants worldwide.  In

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