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    September 7 to 15 Tony and Jo will visit us from the UK

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    July 1  Saw “Napoli, Brooklyn” by Meghan Kennedy at the Laura Pels Theatre. It is based upon a real-life disaster, the surprise staging of which, is mind shattering! However, the story line has a surfeit of themes added; religious brain-washing, the effect of a bullying husband and father and lesbian freedom. None of these is fully convincing in spite of the excellent acting of the cast.

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Paphiopedilum Phillappense

I love the wonderful names orchid buffs give to their concoctions. Here is another of David and Amy’s specimens:

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One Response

  1. Ben the ribbons on the paphiopedilum are local society first and cultural ones. The designation of AM on the yellow dendrobium is an international one that is registered with the Royal Horticultural Society in Kew, England. Incidently, the correct name of the paph is Philliponense

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