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Pity the Pangolin

Returning from a pre-breakfast saunter I found this young gull in the street.

I hadn’t noticed it when I left the flat and it felt warm, still, when picked up – though life was certainly extinguished. 206 more words


The Brigg

Waves crashing
All around
Fret spraying
In our eyes
Hand in hand
The World
Fades away


Mackerel Street

The mackerel…is designed for fast swimming: the slender fins can be flattened against the body to reduce drag, aided by a jelly-like covering over the eyes.

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Filey Bay #19

A Lufthansa Airbus A340-313X from Dusseldorf scratches the sky over the North Sea on its way to Chicago O’Hare.

TDLY: North Cliffs


Lovingly Made

TDLY: Coble Landing

In his Introduction to I’m with the Bears, Bill McKibben describes the “carnage” that extreme weather caused in many places around the world in 2010 (triggered by the calculated rise of one degree centigrade above baseline this century). 272 more words


Monday, Monday, so good to me!

Lovely sunny Monday here in the East Riding of Yorkshire. A knock at the door brought a courier with a box of goodies to publicise the release of the film The Jersey Boys; 142 more words