We went out to San Miguel’s botanical gardens, a large and beautiful cactus preserve. There have been many changes since the last time we visited in February 2004. First up there are new dunnies. La Bond and Mr Rowe will appreciate the difference. Eighteen months ago there was just one: a tiny tin shed without dunny paper or the ability to flush convincingly. Now it is a thing of splendour. Behold:
Also it comes complete with lovely guardian dog.
Last time we visited it hadn’t rained in months. This time it was autumn after much rain.
And the cactus is in bloom:
Remind me why we’re leaving again?