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Hot Wheels Collectibles Price Guide

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  • An item valued and sought by collectors

  • (collectible) subject to or requiring payment especially as specified; "a collectible bill"; "a note payable on demand"; "a check payable to John Doe"

  • A collectable or collectible is typically a manufactured item designed for people to collect. In this respect, they are distinguishable from other subjects of collections, which may also include natural objects (e.g., butterflies) and objects manufactured for purposes other than collecting (e.g.

  • (collectible) things considered to be worth collecting (not necessarily valuable or antique)

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  • The hobby of collecting includes seeking, locating, acquiring, organizing, cataloging, displaying, storing, and maintaining whatever items are of interest to the individual collector. Some collectors are generalists, accumulating merchandise, or stamps from all countries of the world.

  • The list of prices an adjuster uses to write estimates, commonly using a computer program called Xactimte.

  • A periodical, whether electronic or paper, listing approximate prices for numismatic items, whether wholesale or retail.

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  • Hot Wheels is a brand of die cast toy car, introduced by American toymaker Mattel in 1968. It was the primary competitor of Matchbox until 1996, when Mattel acquired rights to the Matchbox brand from Tyco.

  • Hot Wheels is a Hardy Boys novel.

  • Hot Wheels is a thirty minute Saturday morning animated television series broadcast on ABC from 1969 to 1971, under the primary sponsorship of Mattel Toys.

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Hot Wheels Variations: The Ultimate Guide

Hot Wheels Variations: The Ultimate Guide

Hot Wheels variations, even with minute differences, can be double the value of a collectible die-cast car
It's all in the details when you're dealing with Hot Wheels, and nothing is more detail driven than variations. Whether it's a slightly different shade of paint, a different wheel, interior or window, owning a variation can mean the difference between a $10 collector die-cast car and a rare find worth $500. This new edition of the ultimate guide to Hot Wheels variations features 4,000+ car listings, plus 2,200 large color photos to help you make smart investments and savvy assessment of your Hot Wheels collection.

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Collectible-Figurines Hindu Religious Statue Brass Sculpture Lord Krishna Shalincraft

Collectible-Figurines Hindu Religious Statue Brass Sculpture Lord Krishna Shalincraft

Collectible figurines from India for religious and inspirational purposes. Statues and sculptures of Hindu Gods and Goddesses, hand carved by some of the finest sculpture artists of India . All carvings are done in uniquely Indian style. Most of these styles were developed in 10th and 11th centuries, when many of India 's temples and sculptures were built. Get these religious and inspirational collectible figurines to achieve divine feelings at home.Brass sculpture of Krishna comes from norther part of India. Krishna took birth at midnight on the ashtami or the 8th day of the Krishnapaksha or dark fortnight in the Hindu month of Shravan (August September). According to most Hindus, He is the God himself, the Supreme Being. The great exponent of the Gita, Krishna is the ninth and the complete incarnate of Lord Vishnu. The birth of Krishna is a transcendental phenomenon that generates awe among the Hindus and overwhelms all with its super natural events. When Devaki gave birth to her first child, her brother, the evil king Kamsa came to the prison cell and slaughtered the newborn. This way, he killed the first six sons of his sister one after the other. Suddenly Lord Vishnu appeared before them and said he himself was coming to rescue them and the people of Mathura. Vishnu assured them that nothing shall bar your path. At midnight on ashtami, the divine baby was born in the prison. Remembering Vishnus instructions, Vasudeva, Devakis husband clasped the child to his bosom and started for Gokul. His legs were in chains. He jerked his legs and he was free. The massive iron doors unlocked and opened up. While crossing river Yamuna, Vasudeva held his baby high over his head. The rain fell in torrents and the river was in spate. However, the water made way for Vasudeva and a mighty five headed snake followed him from behind and provided cover over the baby with its hood.

Collectible-Figurines Hindu Religious Statue Brass Sculpture Lord Hanuman Shalincraft

Collectible-Figurines Hindu Religious Statue Brass Sculpture Lord Hanuman Shalincraft

Collectible figurines from India for religious and inspirational purposes. Statues and sculptures of Hindu Gods and Goddesses, hand carved by some of the finest sculpture artists of India . All carvings are done in uniquely Indian style. Most of these styles were developed in 10th and 11th centuries, when many of India 's temples and sculptures were built. Get these religious and inspirational collectible figurines to achieve divine feelings at home.Brass sculpture of Hanuman comes from norther part of India. Hindus believe in ten avatars of Lord Vishnu. One of Vishnus avatars is Rama, who was created to destroy the evil Ravana. In order to aid Rama, Lord Shiva incarnated as a monkey, and was born as Hanuman to Anjana, by the blessings of Pavana, who thus became Hanumans Godfather. Hanuman selected Surya, the sun god as his teacher, and approached him with the request to teach the scriptures. Hanumans phenomenal concentration took him only 60 hours to master the scriptures. As fees, the sun god asked Hanuman to assist his son Sugriva, by being his compatriot. Hanuman met Rama and his brother Lakshmana while Rama was in exile in the jungle, and searching for his wife Sita who was abducted by Ravana. Hanumans initial words highly impressed Rama. After he revealed his identity as the prince of Ayodhya, Hanuman fell prostrate before him in respect of the Lord. Rama picked him up and embraced him. There began the story of Hanuman, which is inextricably interwoven with Rama, and dealt with in detail in Valmikis Ramayana and the Tulsidas Ramacharitamanas. Hanuman then introduced Rama to Sugriva, and began his massive search for Sita. Finding out her whereabouts, he consoled Sita, and burnt down the city of Lanka. Hanuman then brought Rama to Lanka, fought the battle against Ravana with his simian army, and vanquished the demons.

hot wheels collectibles price guide

hot wheels collectibles price guide

Tomart's Price Guide to Hot Wheels, Vol. 2: 1997 to 2008, 6th Edition

Volume Two updates Hot Wheels values and adds information for first edition castings introduced from 1997-2008. It supersedes values and other information published in previous editions, and is the most complete photographic collector s guidebook authorized by Mattel. This book also includes RRRumblers, Sizzlers, Crack-Ups, Flip-Outs, ChopCycles, Color Racers, Farbs, Hot Line Train, Zowies, and more.

This book is an identification and value guide to Hot Wheels cars and accessories...a new toy idea when it was introduced in 1968, and remains the leading die-cast vehicle collectible over 40 years later. The Sixth Edition has outgrown a single book and is published in two volumes.

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Perego Power Wheels

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    power wheels
  • (Power wheel) A built in mechanical device to recover a portion of the power consumed by a constant speed centrifugal compressor when operating at reduced capacity or reduced pressure rise, or both. (060)

  • Power Wheels is a brand of battery-powered ride-on toy cars for kids ages 12 months to seven years old.

  • Perego is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Lecco in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 35 km northeast of Milan and about 13 km south of Lecco. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 1,608 and an area of 4.3 km?.

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Peg Perego John Deere Loader

Peg Perego John Deere Loader

Your little construction worker is sure to be the envy of the neighborhood on his very own chain-drive, pedal construction tractor, featuring a real heavy-duty front loader that scoops, carries and dumps. As he engages in imaginative role-play, he'll build eye-hand coordination and learn to judge distances, by operating the front loader. A built-in dashboard with gauges lets your construction worker keep an eye on the instruments while operating the pedals. The heavy-duty bicycle chain is enclosed for safe, fast and smooth pedaling. Weight capacity: 65 pounds.
Quality construction tractor with heavy-duty front loader that scoops, carries and dumps
Heavy-duty bicycle chain, enclosed for safe, fast and smooth pedal action
Large adjustable bucket seat
Built-in dashboard with gauges
Extra-large, heavy-duty tractor wheels

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Laura Perego

Laura Perego

The Italian PornoStar Laura Perego make a show in front of Afghanistan Embassy against the new Law against female freedom. the draw was made by the artist Ettore Wallemberg Terzo

Laura Perego

Laura Perego

The Italian PornoStar Laura Perego make a show in front of Afghanistan Embassy against the new Law against female freedom

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perego power wheels

Peg-Perego 2010 Si Light Weight Stroller, Kiwi

Peg Perego Si Stroller - Kiwi (Closeout)The SI is the compact, easy folding stroller that's a breeze to take along wherever baby goes thanks to its ball bearing wheels. It is lightweight and practical, ideal for travel and quick trips. One of the few compact lightweight strollers that also takes a car seat. This stroller has an all new, ultra easy one-hand fold, 3-position backrest, adjustable handles, large hood with sun visor, all new removable front bar, and an extra large basket. The Si is ultra compact and free standing when closed. All new, ultra lightweight stroller with three position backrest Simple, easy and compact one-hand folding Accommodates Peg Perego and most other brands of car seats using the included adapter strap Three position height adjustable handle, large hood with sun visor, extra-large basket and carry handle Parent cup holder and removable front bar Removable, hand-washable upholstery Weight Limit: Up to 45 lbs

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Steering Wheel Covers Uk. Car Wheels And Rims

Steering Wheel Covers Uk

steering wheel covers uk

    steering wheel
  • A wheel that a driver rotates in order to steer a vehicle

  • The wheel of a ship is the modern method of adjusting the angle of the rudder, in turn changing the direction of the boat or ship. It is also called the helm, together with the rest of the steering mechanism.

  • A steering wheel (also called a driving wheel or hand wheel) is a type of steering control in vehicles and vessels (ships and boats).

  • a handwheel that is used for steering

  • Envelop in a layer of something, esp. dirt

  • Scatter a layer of loose material over (a surface, esp. a floor), leaving it completely obscured

  • Put something such as a cloth or lid on top of or in front of (something) in order to protect or conceal it

  • (cover) provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"

  • (cover) screen: a covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; "a screen of trees afforded privacy"; "under cover of darkness"; "the brush provided a covert for game"; "the simplest concealment is to match perfectly the color of the background"

  • (cover) blanket: bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; "he pulled the covers over his head and went to sleep"

  • United Kingdom: a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom

  • UK is the eponymous debut album by the progressive rock supergroup UK. It features John Wetton (formerly of Family, King Crimson, Uriah Heep and Roxy Music), Eddie Jobson (fomerly of Curved Air, Roxy Music and Frank Zappa), Bill Bruford (formerly of Yes and King Crimson) and Allan Holdsworth (

  • United Kingdom

  • .uk is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the United Kingdom. As of April 2010, it is the fourth most popular top-level domain worldwide (after .com, .de and .net), with over 8.6 million registrations.




UNTIL the Motor Show in 1959, the word Princess’, as applied to the motor industry, had always been prefixed by the word ‘Austin’. However, at this juncture and with the announcement of their new vehicle, the 3-litre, the name Austin no longer applied, for the car was almost completely produced as a separate entity by the old-established London coach-building firm of Vanden Plas.

It took almost seven months from the date of announcement of this new car to get it into production, and during this period orders had been piling in so fast it became quite obvious that the original production of approximately 40 cars per week to be built at the Kingsbury factory was going to be insufficient, so an arrangement was made with B.M.C. for the Vanden Plas Company to take over a section of the Cowley factory, and in actual fact many of the Princesses are completely produced from this plant.

The body shell of the 3-litre is of course the familiar B.M.C. Farina Austin A99 and Wolseley 6/99 type. At this stage, however, the similarity ceases, for whilst in shell form it is completely taken over by V.P.’s and the whole of the coach building, which incidentally is still a hand operation in this firm, is done by them. After admiring the dignified exterior line of the 3-litre Princess, one is not at all surprised to see the extraordinarily high finish of the interior trim. The whole of the walnut facia and door filets are in burr walnut, whilst the seats are beautifully upholstered in English hide.

Everything possible is padded with both comfort and safety in mind, and the lining and covering of both ceiling and floor are completely beyond criticism. It is even at this early stage that one comes to ask the question of how much it all adds up to, and it is then and only then that one gets the first initial shock. For instead of being somewhere in the region of ?2,000, which most of the cars of this size and finish are, it is a mere ?1,467—and that also includes automatic transmission! Upon climbing into the driving seat and before moving off, one weighs up the instruments, controls, and other driving attributes.

The dashboard facia is extremely well planned, but not without fault for it is completely dominated by the radio which is absolutely in the centre. Although this is not really a criticism, I do feel that such important controls as heater, wipers, choke, panel light, etc., should have had first choice of this position. In fact, one of the main criticisms with the dashboard facia is the fact that the ignition switch and the six controls grouped in the same panel, are completely in the dark for night driving. This, surely, must be a bad mistake for such a high quality car. On the other side, however, the speedometer, fuel, oil ammeter and temperature controls are beautifully placed, as indeed are the lights. The handbrake also is tucked neatly down immediately by the driver’s right hand—an extremely good position for either the automatic or overdrive versions of this car.

The driving position is comfortable for the long-legged driver, but the rather large wheel and the high placing of this would make it not nearly so easy for the shorter man, and in fact for the much shorter man, a certain amount of the road must certainly be obscured by the driving wheel. The car is started by an extra turn of the ignition switch, and when placing the automatic control lever into ‘drive’, the car is ready to move off. At this stage I should like to praise the automatic transmission, for in most other cars of this type which I have road tested, the tendency is for the car to move forward before the accelerator is depressed.

This however, was not so on the Princess. A gentle pressure on the accelerator, and the car begins to move forward. The changes are effected very smoothly and without any fuss or sound. However if one wants to obtain anything like an acceleration performance figure in the Princess, the light pedal pressure is of no use, but if one wishes to put one’s toe down and keep it down, a standing start to 50 m.p.h. can be obtained in as little as 11 seconds, whilst the 0—60 m.p.h. takes 5 seconds longer.

These figures are, of course, quite good for the size and weight of the car, but I cannot help feeling that the transmission was not designed for this type of motoring. The Princess is at its happiest on the open road, and cruises well at anything between 60 and 90 m.p.h. It Sits extraordinarily firmly on the road, and ignores all wind and road deficiency problems, whilst the top speed achieved on the test was 96 m.p.h. On corners it must be said that the Princess is heavy. The steering on the model tested did need a fair amount of physical effort, but I must say that once the wheels were in motion the car did respond particularly well, even on tight corners and at quite high speeds.

The brakes are perfect; at the front, the Lockheed Disc Brakes combine delightfully w




THE WOLSELEY 1500 was first announced in May, 1957. Since then the car has had the benefit of ,three facelifts, the last of which made the car the Mark III, and came out just prior to the Motor Show of last year.

These amendments have slightly increased the brake horse power of the power unit, lowered the overall height of the car by amendment to the suspension, and the seating, particularly on the 'family’ model, has been further improved to make it even more comfortable.

To my mind, the Wolseley 1500 is a car largely designed around an engine, and I do feel that in this respect it suffers a little from under-styling from a grace of line point of view. It is without doubt a most functional car, well finished and of the right dimensions for both general business and family use. It has had a certain amount of success in competition work over the past few years, but normally only after amendments to the suspension.

On getting into the car, one cannot fail to be impressed by the finish of the walnut dashboard facia, door fillets and general trim and upholstery. They then make one realise why one is spending ?800 for such a comparatively small-sized car.

The layout of the dashboard is tidy, if not a little widespread. Glove panels are placed at either end of the walnut facia, whilst the two main instrument controls are placed one at either end of a central panel. To the right, the speedometer, and to the left a general dial containing ancillary instruments. Beneath each of these dials, three of each of the hand-operated switches are grouped on either side.

Upon moving off in the car, one is immediately aware of the surprising amount of power in the 1,489 c.c. engine. Provided that one can prevent wheel spin by attempting to get away too quickly, a standing start to 50 m.p.h., can be reached in approximately 12 seconds, and keeping one’s foot flat to the boards a top speed of 84 m.p.h. can be reached. Petrol consumption on this car can vary considerably according to the way in which it is driven. However, 30-35 m.p.g. should fully cover any range of driver.

Having discovered that the car is extremely lively on the road, we then come to the matter of getting it around corners. In this respect I found that the Mark III 1500 was just a little suspect, although certainly a great improvement on the two preceding models, as a certain amount of roll can be experienced if cornering quickly. The reason for this is undoubtedly the fact that the rear end is a little too light, and the car nose heavy. If, however, two passengers are seated in the rear compartment, similar types of corners can be taken without any evidence of this rather unpleasant roll.

A further comment to this rather light car has already been mentioned in the form of wheel spin. If one has a mind to get away very quickly at traffic lights, or similar types of halt, it is distinctly possible, in fact almost likely, that the wheels will spin if too much throttle is given before the clutch is fully let out. For this reason, and that of the under-steer qualities in the steering on corners, it is extremely advisable to become familiar with the 1500 before driving it to performance capacity. However, when one is fully used to the vehicle it can indeed be a delight to handle, for a powerful engine with a comparatively light body always lends itself to some rather exhilarating motoring. Brakes on the 1500 are of the Lockheed Hydraulic type. On the road they can be said to be faultless. They pull the car up squarely and evenly without any bother, and give every indication they would do so over along period.

At the rear end of the car, a lift-up lid reveals a fair-sized boot. A flat loading platform, with no spare wheel restrictions, makes it possible to carry certainly enough luggage for a small family’s requirements, and when applied to commercial use, the same can be said for general representative’s equipment.

To sum up the Wolseley 1500, it is a very well made, functional, solid family car, which, of course, can also be adapted for business purposes. It is reliable, reasonably economic to run, and should last for many years. The 1500 is most certainly not cheap (being in the ?800 bracket) but then when one buys walnut facia and fittings and leather upholstery, one does not expect a cheap motor car.


Engine: 4 cylinders

Capacity: 1,489 c.c.

Body: Overall length 12’ 8” Overall width 5’ 1”

Weight: (unladen) 19 cwts.

Price: Fleet Model ?774.3.1.

Family Model (with leather upholstery and certain trim refinements) ?803.

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Towing A Fifth Wheel With A Short Bed Truck

towing a fifth wheel with a short bed truck

    fifth wheel
  • A superfluous person or thing

  • a steering bearing that enables the front axle of a horse-drawn wagon to rotate

  • an extra car wheel and tire for a four-wheel vehicle

  • A coupling between a trailer and a vehicle used for towing

  • someone or something that is unwanted and unneeded

  • An extra wheel for a four-wheeled vehicle

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  • Layout Client Content Management System users can link attributes and assets to text and picture boxes and style them using the native functionality of the page layout application.

  • (of a motor vehicle or boat) Pull (another vehicle or boat) along with a rope, chain, or tow bar

  • (towage) tow: the act of hauling something (as a vehicle) by means of a hitch or rope; "the truck gave him a tow to the garage"

  • (of a person) Pull (someone or something) along behind one

  • (tow) drag behind; "Horses used to tow barges along the canal"

  • Towing is the process of pulling or drawing behind a chain, line, bar or some other form of couplings. Towing is most visibly performed by road vehicles, but anything from waterborne vessels to tractors to people can tow cargo.

  • the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed

  • Short-circuit or cause to short-circuit

  • primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration; "a short life"; "a short flight"; "a short holiday"; "a short story"; "only a few short months"

  • abruptly: quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"

  • an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling

  • Barter or exchange

  • hand truck: a handcart that has a frame with two low wheels and a ledge at the bottom and handles at the top; used to move crates or other heavy objects

  • convey (goods etc.) by truck; "truck fresh vegetables across the mountains"

  • furnish with a bed; "The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals"

  • a plot of ground in which plants are growing; "the gardener planted a bed of roses"

  • A piece of furniture for sleep or rest, typically a framework with a mattress and coverings

  • A place or article used by a person or animal for sleep or rest

  • a piece of furniture that provides a place to sleep; "he sat on the edge of the bed"; "the room had only a bed and chair"

  • The time for sleeping

365/365 || Going out with a bang!!!!

365/365 || Going out with a bang!!!!

For everything there is a beginning and an end, there is an A and there is a Z, there is Alfa and Omega.
This symbolizes so many things for me now. It closes the cycle of 365 images.

Started out as a impulsive ADHD maxie project with a "what the hell, let's give it a try" kinda feel to it and see what I could come up with,
to make 365 photos and keep it interesting combined with my poetry and my sick sense of humor :)

During the project I've started to notice that it was also a very personal journey for me to wake up and shake some old demons off, and as you may know old demons made me sick.
Losing control over one side of your body isn't funny, losing the ability to speak properly isn't funny. months of insecurities and tests wasn't funny...oh don't get me wrong I am doing so much better and working my way back :).
So as you may know it took me a lot more than a year to finish this 365..but all things that happened never made me quit..and my girl never made me quit.
I cannot imagine what I would have done without her, with this project, helping me getting dressed, driving me to the hospital and so much more. I love you Liesje!!

And for you sweet guys and sweet girls, I want to thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your wonderful support and concern and even sweet presents during this 365 rollercoaster and my sickness, it really sometimes brought me to tears.
I always thought that Internet friendships were a lot of blabla..but now I know there can be real warm connections and I cherish them allot.
And some people that are with me from the beginning have a special place in my heart..

*M-C1*: I so respect your work all over the years Lisa and to do what you do..I can't do..You’re the Flickr queen bee!! Thank you for being such a big sweet and funny friend!! I hope we will get to meet someday and please stay in touch, love ya! xoxox

Vogelmeisje and Anne C..will you be my mom in next life? :) always flutter by..and love the way you dream..never loose that.xoxox

EeF: van de boot zo noemen wij je :) en mijn zussie.. een Kanjer..connected en.. wij gaan nog heel veel avonturen beleven :) xoxo

Pandora: heerlijke buuf en jeetje zo zie je maar, even een foto in de gang en gelijk kind aan huis, houden zo hoor :) xoxo

Dracorubio: jees man wat hou ik van jou!! bedankt voor de're the master and mijn allerbeste vriend!! xoxo

Nyah: little truthful, honest and stubborn woke me up and we share a spiritual world.xoxo

Vi master: I love the way you speak and how you grow and show us your perspective on things..and your sense of humor..will get you your seeds..will not forget!! xoxo

Beyond the box: my sweet bitch..stay strong,.. YOU, can do anything and everything!!! xoxo

Chernobyl Bob: I always thought you were a bob :) Matt.xox

Basiljonez: meeting you natural nutty is a pleasure and you made me laugh alot!xox

Jason: show mee tha bootyyy :0)xoxo

Miss Giggi:..lady with a sharp smart mind and such a big heart.xoxo

Tyla: let's have that tyskie beer one day :)xoxo

LH20-LA: sweet Lauren..hang in there dudetje and I wish I was a know what I mean. (())xox

Shaefer: Thank you for all the times you rescued me mate..The new A-team has arrived :) xoxo

Sigi K: I am so impressed and touched by your work and Aquarian are a true artist! xoxo

Fransesca: don't stop following your dreams! xoxo

Hardyc: my favorite gassy friend...don't steal my mask in the mean time but hide it for me ok?xx

pfew I have so much to say and so much more people to thank but I am afraid the list can go on and on so I will stop here...don't feel bad if your name doesn't pop up..I really appreciate all your sweet and funny comments over the last period

have a wonderful, healthy and joyful 2011 and hope to see you soon.. have a good one and.."don't break things you can't repair".

Happy New Year my flickr stars!!



Stunning Pink in Modern Design. Anthurium andraeanum, IIAC Stargarden, Incheon International Airport, South Korea

Stunning Pink in Modern Design. Anthurium andraeanum, IIAC Stargarden, Incheon International Airport, South Korea

Had to while away some time this morning at Incheon International Airport waiting for the Blue KLM Flamingo to deliver safely to the ground that Pharmacist from V. to whom I sometimes refer in my descriptions. To my utter disbelief and amazement, I found that the Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC) has in its wisdom decided to add a lovely botanical garden to the ultramodern-postmodern airport buildings. Located more or less above the express train station, it's a wonderful spot of quietude and greenery. This morning it was tenderly being watered by a beaufitul young Korean lady who clearly loved 'her' plants; but regrettably I have no Korean, so all we could do was smile and point out beauties to each other.
Such as this exquisite Anthurium andraeanum (which also goes by the name of Flamingo Flower, or Flower-with-a-tail in reference to its Greek family name). Yes! Edouard Francois Andre (1840-1911) - for whom our flower was named - would have smiled. Not only did he discover our Anthurium somewhere in the foothills of the Andes (ca. 1875-6), but he was one of the great Parisian landscape and garden architects. He assisted famous Georges-Eugene Haussmann (1809-1891) - remember the boulevard in Paris of his name! - in redesigning that city between 1853 and 1870. Champs-Elysees and all that...
Some say the Incheon airport is not much fun and far too sterile for human social life. Indeed, our botanical garden is a bit on the 'design' side to my taste. But it really is a fine place to spend an hour or so to take one's mind off the discomforts of thinking of High Flights.
And those Spring-pinkish strawberries topped with chantilly and the companion glass of champagne in the Cafe de Paris on the Champs-Elysees many years ago were wonderful...

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