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Oh Savannah, don't you cry for me

A new year and it’s about time I got back to work. My dearly beloved says I’m just lazy. Up to a point, Lord Copper. Fact is, my natural tendency to procrastination has been reinforced lately by an attack of the I-don’-wannas fuelled by I-dunno-what. 3,647 more words

Trains

#7 Snappy - 'Lying in wait'

The crocodile can and will, wait in a swamp all day, absolutely still, waiting for the perfect moment to strike. Now the swamp is a good analogy here because it’s murky, shallow and you have no idea what waits beneath, very much how I see my mind. 263 more words

Mental Health

Crocodiles kill tour guide in S/Africa

A tour guide in a crocodile farm in South Africa was killed by the reptiles in one of their pools, police authorities confirmed.

Police suspect the crocodiles attacked 54-year-old Johan Burger while he was working in the pool, where his body was found in the morning of 14 January, local media reported. 199 more words

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Everglades and alligators, what's not to like? 

Florida Everglades – Written by Jenna 

Loved the Everglades, having no expectations this was a great start. We had heard that some guests were very vocal about their disappointment of not seeing any crocs or alligators  on their trips. 516 more words

Our Travels

Sights in Batticaloa

I am in Batticaloa, a major town in the Eastern Province all this week, completing a few business capacity assessments with some of our Grantees from the 1st round of funding 3-5 years ago.   614 more words

Sri Lanka

Book review: After a While Crocodile: Alexa's Diary, by Brady Barr and Jennifer Keats Curtis, illustrated by Susan Detwiler

Barr, Brady and Jennifer Keats Curtis. After a while crocodile: Alexa’s diary. Illustrated by Susan Detwiler. Arbordale Publishing, 2016. unp. $9.95 ISBN:9781628558357. Gr. 2+.  P8 Q8… 170 more words

Book Reviews

Discovering Darwin

Last year I had a short trip to Darwin, which is in the Northern Territory of Australia and I have to say it was a lot different to what I expected. 431 more words

Travel