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  1. Alexis

    (Mostly) sarracenia photos

    Some photos from yesterday: L S. leucophylla (L34) S. leucophylla Apalachicola, Florida S. leucophylla purple and white giant, Route 71, Nr Altha, N. Florida (L19) S. flava var. ornata Blackwater, Florida. Colour has developed into a soft scarlet around the throat. S. flava var...
  2. Alexis

    UK National Collection sarracenia photos!

    Images from Mike King's open day - here are the many many photos I took today! Labels included for the ones I can remember. S. rubra ssp. wherryi S. purpurea ssp. venosa var. montana M16 Anthocyanin free minor - bit blurry! F32 flava var. flava NC S. flava var. cuprea...
  3. Alexis

    Formula One (Ozzy might like!)

    The BMW F1 show came to my home town today! Nothing like being deafened by an F1 car and watching some donuts!!! Awesome: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q9NnPa3M1vU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MUPhnqLV5QQ
  4. Alexis

    Jigsaw British coins

    Next time you're over in Britain, you'll have some brand new coins to play with: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/7328107.stm I think they're really neat and it's a clever idea. Unfortunately there are are still some stuffy old fools who think it's an outrage, going by some of the comments...
  5. Alexis

    DORMANCY - please read

    A lot of questions about dormancy in VFTs have been appearing over the last couple of weeks. As a general rule, during October, venus flytraps will still be growing, but will more likely be growing ground hugging fall leaves. Older summer traps will be dying off and going black. It's quite...
  6. Alexis

    Mars Petition

    Mars UK have now incomprehensibly started using calf rennet in the manufacture of their chocolate, which means that vegetarians (6% of the UK population) and various religions can no longer eat Mars bars and other confectionary. Why chocolate needs calf stomach in it is beyond me, but they...
  7. Alexis

    Ghost photo

    Some workmen are removing some boxes of paperwork from the cellar at work. It's a fairly old building which was a nursing home at one time, now converted into offices. In the cellar, the guy was on his phone when he heard a groan behind him. He turned around and instinctively took a photo with...