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South Charente in August

The sunflower and maize fields clothe the hills in a pale yellow and dull green patchwork; the cereals have been harvested and the stubbled earth disced and left full of weeds. 624 more words

French Wildlife

Muskrat, Coypu or something else?

Just swimming in the park nearby my house. Don’t no what it is, muskrat, coypu (riverrat) or something else?


Cities, Eurovision, giant rats

Column Watch – week three. The mood is tense. Somehow it hasn’t been cancelled yet, but this one might do the trick: 

We are flocking to cities. 904 more words

Invasive Species Alert! Coypu River Rat (Nutria) confirmed in Los Banos, California

As some of you may have heard- the Bay-Delta (San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta in California) is one of the most invaded estuaries in the world (Cohen and Carlton, 1998). 548 more words

Meeting the "locals"

“There seems to be something blocking the vacuum cleaner,” said dad as he attempted to hoover the carpets in the gite.

My parents are currently over to visit – or should I say, ‘work’. 498 more words

Life In The Dordogne


Sorry, it’s a pretty terrible photo but I caught this beast on my phone a few days ago running along a water irrigation channel between paddy fields while on a stroll. 140 more words