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Aging Ungracefully

We age differently from each other. For some of us, it’s our skeletons that go first. Or perhaps our money, which is also a drag. Or we get weirdly conservative where we were once liberal. 3,537 more words


Wild Van Camping at Deer Leap, Priddy.

Deer Leap, Priddy. Nearest Postcode: BA5 3BA.

Deer Leap is the site of an old abandoned medieval farmstead with footpaths leading off in every direction across the Mendip Hills. 272 more words


Nature Notes

Dust Devil, Raven Devil.

A green woodpecker rolls and dips through the lower air like a paper plane folded from a page of colour supplement. His ‘yaffle’ laugh is slowed-down and languorous. 560 more words

The Adventures of Sherlock Boomer---The Mystery of Nothing Chapter 6

“There’s never enough time to do all the nothing you want.”—Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes

Chapter Six

Kit and I took off frocking all the way down the two corn field farm road, bouncing back and forth, running in and out of the rows of corn, scattering Quail, Pheasants, mice and other sorts of creatures here and there. 326 more words

Life On A Colorado Farm

Bad News for Bee-eaters

I checked up on the Bee-eaters a couple of days ago. According to the website the watchers noticed a change in behaviour a couple of weeks ago, with adults no longer taking food into the nests. 113 more words

Bird Watching

Eagle or Buzzard?

“Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall. There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it. 843 more words

(g) ‘Inn’ tertwined ‘Inn’ terpretations (6.24)

‘Inn’ tertwined ‘Inn’ terpretations

Yesterday – several fender benders
And ‘alligators’ – parts of tires left from other
Accidents line the sides of the roads… 202 more words