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If only the dodo had learnt to fly

“In the early 1680s, at just about the time that Edmond Halley and his friend Christopher Wren and Robert Hooke were settling down in a London coffee house and embarking on the casual wager that would result eventually in Isaac Newton’s Principia, Henry Cavendish’s weighing of the undertakings that have occupied us for the past four hundred or so pages, a rather less desirable milestone was being passed on the island of Mauritius, far out in the Indian Ocean some 1,300 kilometres off the east coast of Madagascar. 330 more words


Twittering Tales: Are you trying to make us extinct?

“I know we’re delicious, but if we SheepWolves keep eating ourselves we’ll go the way of the dodo, the teriyaki turtle and the chocolosolot”

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Written for: Twittering Tales

Flash Fiction

Book Review - Doctor Who: The Man in the Velvet Mask

  • Title: The Man in the Velvet Mask
  • Series: Virgin Publishing Missing Doctor Adventures
  • Author: Daniel O’Mahony
  • Characters: First Doctor, Dodo
  • Date Reviewed on GoodReads: 7/27/2017…
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The Dodo Dilemma

The Evolution and Extinction of the Dodo Bird (Raphus cucullatus)


The relationship between extinction and evolution

Evolution and extinction have worked together since the beginnings of life on Earth, removing those species incapable of handling an ever-changing environment and making way for those species that can. 5,535 more words


The Parrot

A good rest was all I needed. Now with my tired old back stretched out, I can tell another tale for you. It’s a tale I’ll need vigour for. 9,067 more words

Creative Writing


Clothed in innocent black and yellow,

I come bearing tales of greed and all that follow(s),

Dismemberment,cremation; my martyrdom,

Just to make your bellies do the tom-tom. 84 more words