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Eremurus - Foxtail lily


By Okasia

Eremurus - Foxtail lily (Eremurus)

one of the plants I discovered recently....
And yesterday in the morning when I was weeding the bed it brought some memories from my childhood - it smelled a bit like ink. In primary school we had to use proper ink pens, inks in the containers, very often split on the desk... how surprisingly can scent can bring a memories from past, lol.

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I think we only had pencils

24 Jun, 2010


oh, lucky you... I don't have nice memories of that time - as we had to wear stupid aprons as well... grrr.... and go to school on Saturdays...

24 Jun, 2010


we still had the free small carton of milk but then they cancelled that : (
I didnt like it either as I was locked in a room and forced to read : (((

However i do remember my firends and I digging hole at the end of the playing fields because we wanted to go to Australia. They only discovered it after 3 weeks of solid breaktime digging

24 Jun, 2010


haha... you were hiding it nice, haha...
but I think we had the milk as well... but warm in a glass - I didn't liked milk then, but still had to drink it...:(

24 Jun, 2010


And years later all that Calcium business was found to be total BS

24 Jun, 2010


I was excused the milk bit when they realised that it really did make me sick!!

Lovely photograph by the way!

24 Jun, 2010


Lactose intollerant? I though kids produced lactase to cope with it and it was only later on! oh well ho hum

24 Jun, 2010


It's actually the smell! It still has the same effect - instant retching. Black tea coffee etc. For cereal, it has to be boiled with honey in it.

24 Jun, 2010


Thank you Meanie - this is nice flower, so...:)
well - I like smell of black ground coffee - but can't drink it... too strong for me...

24 Jun, 2010


well Stevie - I couldn't drink milk, but I liked it.
but I am ok now with drinking it and not having problems:)

24 Jun, 2010


That's an amazing close-up.

26 Jun, 2010

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This photo is of species Eremurus.

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This photo was taken at Capel Manor College and Gardens.

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