Meme time!

Apr. 19th, 2008 05:33 pm
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(Nicked from [livejournal.com profile] braunie)

1. Grab the nearest book.
2. Open it to page 161.
3. Find the fifth sentence.,
4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.
5. Don't search around and look for the coolest book you can find. Use what's actually next to you.

'Valves prevent back-flow of lymph in a similar manner to the valves in the venous system'

SK277 Course team (2006) Book 3; Body Systems SK277 Human Biology, Chapter 4 Immunology : defending life. 2nd ed, Open University Press. p161

I'm so boring!!
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Rainbow

Snapped this morning just after I woke up, from a prone angle, hence the skew-whiffy-ness.

I have such a painful throat, which is extending up into my dreaded left ear which feels full and heavy. Also whenever I've stood up today, or exerted myself at all, I've got that awful head swimmy 'I'm about to pass out' feeling. Not great.

It's blowing a gale now and things have taken a turn for the worse, weatherwise.
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In view of the fact that I've had an uneventful day in bed, the weather is miserable, and the Chelsea Flower Show is on, I thought I'd share some pictures taken yesterday of what is really going on in my damp English garden underneath overcast skies.
First up one of the hostas:
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Now for a Welsh poppy, the orange single variety, or meconopsis cambrica aurantica, for those given to such things. They grow in our garden like weeds. Many people here pull them up and dump them because of that. I think they are beautiful. We have the yellow ones too.
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Some rather damp aqualegias
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And finally taken on that day where I actually went into the countryside, back in late April, when the sun was actually shining, A bank of cowslips:
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Which are protected plants now, so strictly for viewing only, no picking allowed!
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