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Butterflies and Mimosa

22 Apr

Young tropical butterfly perched in garden

Only a day old, and under a fortnight to live

I’ve always been a fan of provincial museums. Which probably comes from growing up in an era when the Thomas the Tank Engine road show meant one man, a trainset, some photos and some index cards, hammered out on the kind of manual typewriter which takes the circle out of the O, rather than today’s arena-packing multimedia extravaganza at thirty quid plus per head.

And, since he got to see T-Rex footprints being cast and hold real meteorites and dinosaur bones, at the Dinosaur Museum in Savannakhet, Laos, Z’s a convert too. So, naturally, we loved the butterfly garden in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. Continue reading