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The Wildlife Around Us

Living on the edge of woodland and in a fairly quiet village we are very blessed to have a wealth of wildlife on our doorstep, and, as every year, I have been so thankful in the first days of the year, especially as the weather begins to brighten up, to be able to watch, face upturned to the sky, as buzzards circled above – their colours catching in the light, gliding so effortlessly. 257 more words

Walk, don't run

IN WHICH WE TAKE A RAMBLE THROUGH THE BOG OF FROGS, FINISH OFF AN EXCELLENT PRESENT, LAMENT THE PASSING OF AN OLD COLLEAGUE, AND ALL THE WHILE THE CLOCK IS TICKING… 1,556 more words

Training

Celebrate! Celebrate!

Kage Baker loved holidays – but she liked old, traditional ones. She liked them to pre-date the Industrial Revolution, by choice. Possibly the Agricultural Revolution, as well. 651 more words

The Strange Occurrence of The Scared Little Girl and Mr. Dark

There once was a little scared girl who was afraid of two things

1) Mr. dark

2) Her creepy uncle who would tie her to a chair and make her watch Sweeney Todd, but seeing as she liked it, it didn’t matter at all! 281 more words

Arkansas Critters

When you say Critters in Arkansas that entails – animals, birds, reptiles, bugs, etc.  These Critters here are Buzzards, who I caught fighting over a dead animal at the far end of my garden. 41 more words

Nature

Buzzard off! I saw dinner before you - Buzzards fight to the death

From the Daily Express, by Dan Townend

The hungry buzzards were circling the eastern Bulgarian city of Varna when they spotted fresh meat.

The famished birds both swooped in on the meal and ended up battling it out to decide who got the food. 164 more words

Environmental

A scene from India

As we traveled through the bustling streets of Agra our horse and driver seemed indifferent to all of the activity and the strange smells created by a mixture the rubbish that was often well trampled into the dirt streets, the open sewers or the fact that some people just squatted down to do their business wherever they pleased and the multitude street vendors offering curries , roti breads and a host of other Indian cooking. 261 more words

Rambles