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Diesel Power at Weybourne - NNR part 3

One bonus of getting off the train at Weybourne was that I was at the loco shed for the railway. After having a wander round I decided to sit on the Holt bound platform. 47 more words

Children of Mongolia

It’s a strange thought, but I owe these photographs to the fact that I have been a vegetarian for almost all my adult life. On reflection, a trip to Mongolia wasn’t the greatest idea, food-wise anyway. 583 more words


One Law for All? Reviewing JK McKee, Pt. 2

It’s like dueling banjos, only James’ is a half step ahead of me…  LOL!

In part one of this review I took a general overview of JK McKee’s… 1,781 more words

One Law

My First Naadam

Thursday, July 10 was the first day of Darkhan’s Naadam (the national Naadam in Ulaanbaatar started on the 11th). There was actually one event the previous day that our LCFs took us to see: a… 1,182 more words

Of Mongolian nomads and mineral hunts: my Gobi desert encounter

As a geologist, I consider myself pretty lucky to have had the chance to visit the Oyu Tolgoi (Torquoise Hill) copper mine. It’s one of the largest copper discovery in recent years and not a lot of people would get the chance to visit this mining marvel. 817 more words

Agpaitic Pegmatite

Homes, Houses and Nomadic People - Photo Gallery.

This gallery brings together a tiny sample of images depicting the homes of nomadic peoples from around the world. These photographs prompt a consideration of what it is that makes a home, when its geographical location is fluid and its physical structure is subject to periodic deconstruction and change.

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