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Achievement Unlocked - An Islespeaker Extract

It’s been a bit of a struggle to get to this point, but I’ve just passed 50,000 words on Islespeaker which means I’m hopefully, approximately half-way through, unless the darn thing runs away with me the way books sometimes do. 1,197 more words


Ashboro's Zoo Photography Safari

Last Spring I did something that my mom suggested (it actually happens more than you’d think) and decided to sign up and pay for Ashboro NC zoo’s photography Safari. 304 more words


Death in Victorian England: Part 1

Hello, my little turkey giblets. If you’re an American, happy day after Thanksgiving! If you’re not, happy Friday! And welcome to the first of a series of posts on Victorian mourning rituals! 659 more words


Not Such Dumb Birds

In Honor Ridout’s ‘Cambridge and Stourbridge Fair’, she describes a number of the entertainments, from human freaks to exotic animals, plays and musicians. But,
“A different sort of catastrophe befell an exhibitor of animals when his ostrich died. 170 more words

Real Life

Why is this so funny to me?

I have no idea, but I laugh every time I see this.


It's late, so ostriches.

Could you just imagine baby ostriches running around your house? I like the sound of their feet on the carpet.

Hey, this is what I look at on YouTube at 3:30 a.m. It could be worse.



The stretch of sandy beach shows up this female ostrich’s form and graceful gait. Being flightless, their defence is speed and those elegant long legs are adapted for high velocity movement. 193 more words

Nature Photography