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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Cor van Honk, Sep 12, 2019 at 10:54 AM.

  1. Cor van Honk

    Cor van Honk New Member

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    My name is Cor van Honk, i live in The Netherlands and am interested in Latin American orchids, though not exclusively. I was trained as a biologist, got a PhD in Science and worked at a University for some years before starting a diplomatic career that took Jeannette, my wife, and me, to eleven postings on 4 continents. Retired now and building an orchid house for our collection. Most belong to the Cattleya, Laelia and Maxillaria alliances.

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  2. KellyW

    KellyW Orchid wonk Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Welcome to the forum and thanks for the great introduction.
     
  3. Ray

    Ray Orchid Iconoclast Supporting Member

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    Welcome, Cor.

    I used to work with folks in the chemical industry in Vlissingen, and I can honestly say that I've never met a Dutchman (or woman) that I didn't like!
     
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    Marni Well-Known Member Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Welcome to the forum. Were you posted in South America?
     
  5. Cor van Honk

    Cor van Honk New Member

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    We were in São Paulo from 2014 till August last year.
     
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    RustyExotics Nicholas - It's a terrestrial thing

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    Welcome to the forum!