Tag Archives: Susyn Andrews

Joining the dots

If Bal-Ham is the gateway to the south, then the A303 must be the gateway to the south-west.  Regular frequenters of this route plied me with advice on where to stop for my afternoon cup of tea when I left the office to … Continue reading

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The naming of things

Taxonomy – the classification of organisms in an ordered system that indicates natural relationships. So we know that all members of the ROSACEAE family will exhibit some common characteristics and those of the genus Rosa within this family,will share even more. … Continue reading

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Caecilius est in horto

“The question of nomenclature is always a vexed one.  The only thing certain is, that it is impossible to please everyone.”  (WJ Bean) At school, Latin was always the subject we all loved to hate.  Miss Jackson and five years … Continue reading

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