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Early Easter Present at the Wetlands

 Early Easter Present at the Wetlands

Wardens at WWT London Wetland Centre are celebrating an early Easter present after three rare Nene goslings recently hatched.  Only about 1,000 Nenes – pronounced ‘nay-nay’ after their call –  survive in the wild in their native Hawaii.  233 more words

East Sheen

Surname Saturday - Ryan Clan

The Ryan surname is often listed as one of the top ten surnames of Ireland. The Ryan Clan that I’m researching comes from Kilcolman, County Offaly (King’s), Ireland. 866 more words


1915 - March 20

So I am not to get an English Brigade after all – a very great disappointment, but I have so much in life to thank God for and He knows that, I am as happy as ever. 189 more words

British Army

Awesome AU mini digital comic

Greetings, O readers. In addition to the rec queue being mostly empty, I’ve also just started a new job, which makes it difficult to post. Nevertheless, I do have something to rec: … 358 more words

Barnes music festival Photography exhibition

New exhibition.

Please join us and come to one of a kind exhibition of visual music. Photography and music combine to give you a wonderful evening and rejuvenate your senses.

Thank you.


Objection and Execution

Influenced by a high-profile story of a local Conscientious Objector, Bertrand Russell, the Museum of Richmond looked for other stories.

A few local residents staunchly upheld strong beliefs in the face of a tide of disapproval and ridicule and chose to become conscientious objectors. 270 more words

First World War