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Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular - Don Quixote's Windmills

The old fortress town of Consuegra in Central Spain  is famous for its windmills which remained in use until the beginning of the 1980s. These were the very windmills that  48 more words

History

MP Kramp's announcement re Prince Edward Point: What does it mean?

On November 14, 2014, MP Daryl Kramp announced federal funds available to 10 national wildlife areas including Prince Edward Point National Wildlife Area (NWA; 520 hectares on the eastern end of Prince Edward Point), for educational and capital projects, such as improving public access.  743 more words

Advocacy / Politics / Legal

Turkey, A Problem With Stray Dogs

An important pre-post message:

If you are a dog lover then I warn you do not read this post and if you do please do not send me comments telling me how lovely they are! 921 more words

History

Turkey, Terror on The High Seas

It was fiercely hot day, so hot that it was almost breathless in Bodrum but back at the harbour on the other side of the peninsula a strong wind was blowing, the sea looked rather uninviting and the ferry was rocking from side to side at her mooring.  801 more words

History

Weekly Photo Challenge: Angular

This is an Angular that I saw fishing for salmon in the River Carrib in Galway, Ireland.

And this is one going off to do a spot of sea fishing in Portugal.

Europe

Poetry in silken motion

Kirsty Brown – Conservation Projects Assistant

A couple of weeks ago we were contacted by a local man wondering about something he had seen out on the moorland where the natural behaviour of an arachnid and the weather conditions had fortuitously coalesced to produce a visual phenomenon. 267 more words

North York Moors

Destination unknown

Morning all,

Here we are again, another coffee shop, another blog post, but this time my “medium” cappuccino is the size of my head and has a snowflake of chocolate sprinkled on the top. 1,137 more words

Ecology