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The wild animals of Britain keep themselves apart. Even bird life can be hard to spot; robins, blackbirds and pigeons are not shy, but others can be. 809 more words

Local History

Bunty Smells A Rat!

The interior of the castle was not a disappointment; Lola’s suite was medieval Gothic; the Gefilters had their own methods of revival. It had bare stone walls with tiny high windows at the top of the tower in which it was housed with a strange iron grille in the floor. 522 more words



Coypu in Poitou-Charentes a couple of years ago. Sold the 50D today but it was a good camera.

Canon 50D I/200th sec f 9


Notes from a French riverbank

Jen and I have recently returned from a lovely week in France. We were staying in Châtellerault, because Jen’s uncle and aunt, John and Hélène, are looking after Hélène’s mother who lives there. 745 more words


N is for Nutria

Nutria    noun

Oxford Dictionary definition:  coypu fur

Our definition:   Nutria (also called coypu) are large, rodents who are more agile in the water than on land. 234 more words


Decize, Fleury-sur-Loire, Nevers. Oh and Coypu!

The temperatures have finally come down, although it’s only a temporary reprieve. Later this week we are expecting late 30°s again. The hot dry weather is having an impact on the water levels of the canals. 660 more words

Canal Boat

Reflecting on 6 months in Houston - Happy Independence Day

It’s the 4th of July – American Independence day. And we’re celebrating with them – 6 months independently living in the USA.

When we first learned we would be coming to Houston, we had mixed feelings. 1,448 more words