Author: John Shoane

John studied in Thailand and now lives together with his wife in Bangkok. He designs flower arangments for Bangkok flower delivery company also servicing the whole of Thailand
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Gardening, Horticulture, Floristics , Lillestrom, Norway, 21 and 22 Nov

Norway is the land of the rising sun but is also the country of flowers. The flowers here, especially in Spring, are exquisite. Arctic wildflowers abound and these include arctic Willow, Moss Campion, Svalbard Poppy, Arctic Chickweed, Snow Buttercups, Sedum and Tufted Saxifrage. If these names all sound exotic, they are. And if you get […]

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In case we needed a reminder, Donald Trump reminds the world that ‘I am the President, not you

Donald Trump is everywhere. He is on the front page of the news, he is on our television sets and he is even on our Twitter timelines. Just in case it isn’t enough, and we don’t know he is the president of the USA, he is reminding us. Trump was interviews for a show by […]

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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are having a baby!

The news is official. Meghan Markle, the new Duchess of Sussex and wife of Prince Harry, is pregnant. Harry is said to be delighted, the Queen is said to be very happy, and Meghan is apparently over the moon. Everybody loves a Royal baby. Of course everybody loves a bit of gossip too and tongues […]

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New Zealand Flower and Garden Show, 28 Nov to 02 Dec 2018

The New Zealand Flower and Garden Show will take place in Auckland at the end of November and the count down has begun. This is only the second ever New Zealand Flower and Garden Show but last year it was called ‘The Greatest Show on Earth.’ And it really was incredible, beautiful, flower filled and […]

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The Devastation of Hurricane Michael in Florida

It’s been five days since Hurricane Michael passed through Florida, and rescue teams are still scrambling to find survivors, deliver aid and clear the horrific mess left behind. While most people were boarded up in their homes, or waiting the storm out in shelters, there were the usual and inevitable casualties and deaths. Not everyone […]

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