Show goes on for Ann despite mishap

ANN Ritzmah s display became the outstanding exhibit at the Orwell Show. But it could have been so different. Her superb example of a phaleonopsis orchid lost a stem holding nine blooms just before the show. But undeterred she displayed the exhibit – and

ANN Ritzmah's display became the outstanding exhibit at the Orwell Show.

But it could have been so different.

Her superb example of a phaleonopsis orchid lost a stem holding nine blooms just before the show.

But undeterred she displayed the exhibit - and walked away with the prize.


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The horticulture show was just part of the activities taking place on the recreation ground.

In the arena visitors were able to see displays of vintage tractors.

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But a display of heavy horses from Wimpole had to be cancelled because of foot and mouth restrictions.

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