“In Sri Lanka, there grows to this day, a tree, the oldest historical tree in the world.” – H.G. Wells Late last year our family made a pilgrimage to the ancient city of Anuradhapura in Sri Lanka. The World Heritage site illustrates millenia of Sri Lanka’s cultural history and remains a lively contemporary religious and regional […]Read more "The oldest historical tree in the world"
Perhaps #10 in a decade old Botany of Christmas serial (- I’ll review previous Botany of Christmas contributions in The Adelaide Review at some point to provide an accurate number). What’s the most evocative smell of Christmas? Perhaps roasting meats but the smell you’d choose to bottle is more likely to be of Christmas […]Read more "Christmas gin & other botanicals – following the scent of Christmas"