Looking at Plants 1 of 2

Original playout date: 10 August 2007
Duration: 11:09

29th July was the date we looked at the Plants in Powsin Botanica Gardens, although it was uploaded a couple of weeks later.

A very nice outing with my daughter and wife from the first marriage together with Sophie and Irina my sister-in-law from the second.

Includes the story of the first plantations of Rooibos tea, the wonky Christmas tree, assorted methol cases in the medicinal garden, and even the poppy is medicinal, the secret garden and the marrow discovery exhibit.

Quote of the clip: “You’ve got an old father, so think about Old Father (thyme)”. To which first wife, seven years older than me says “You are calling yourself ‘old father’? I can’t believe my ears!”

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Camera: Fuji Finepix
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – medium use
Location: Powsin Polish Academy of Science Botanical Garden
Other people featured: First wife and daughter, Irina and Elena
Genre: Environmental
Music used: “Blackbirds and thrushes are singing at me”
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: Campsis radicans, frogs, bullrushes, Dianthus, Ribes petraeum, Aronia, Sempervivum and numerous other species.

About David J. James

56 year old UK origin Chartered Accountant and business consultant who loves languages, literature, history, religion, politics, internet, vlogging and blogging and lively written or spoken discussion, plays backgammon and a few other board games. Walks and listens to Audible for hours a day usually, and avoids use of the car. Conservative Christian, married to an angel with advanced Multiple Sclerosis. We have three kids, two of them autistic, and we live in Warsaw, Poland. On the board of the main British-Polish charity Fundacja Sue Ryder in Poland, and involved in the Vocational Autistic School of "Nie Z Tej Bajki" in Warsaw. Member of Gideons International. Serves on two committees of the Chamber of Auditors in Poland, and on several Boards and Supervisory Boards. Has own consultancy called Quoracy.com delivering business governance and audit/valuation solutions as well as mentoring. Author of the GoldList Method for systematic optimal use of the long-term memory in learning.

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