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Early 16th century: alteration (by association with grand ‘big’) of Old French grapois, from medieval Latin craspiscis, from Latin crassus piscis fat fish.

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The Antipodes Strike Back

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After several weeks of frequent rain, work, rain, family commitments, rain, typhoons… did I mention the rain? … well, I’ve bitten the bullet and have gotten behind the keyboard again, in spite of having no wildlife-related topic to write about.   695 more words

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The Little Prince and the Big Snake

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Snakes top Wild in Japan’s search item hits, so it stands to reason that the more posts about snakes I write, the more hits I get. 705 more words

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The Hare and the Moon in May....

The Moon for May was born on 6th at 8.30pm (GMT) and was at this time in stubborn Taurus, we will see the full moon on Saturday 21st May at 10.14 (GMT) and at this point the Moon will be in adventurous Sagittarius.  593 more words

The Magic of Trees

A basic guide to the magical qualities of common trees…..I do not think there are many more magical things than walking through a woodland, finding a natural wood tunnel, the smell, the quality of light and the sense of something old and otherworldly…. 420 more words

The New Seed Moon in Pisces

Wednesday is the birth of a new Moon in Pisces. The Seed Moon is linked with growth and fertility and is traditionally a great time for clearing clutter, removing old growth (including old routines and habits) and generally clearing the old to make way for the new. 196 more words

Welcome your Inner Cat - Full Cold Moon in Leo

Sunday 24th January will see the years first full moon. The Moon is the Cold Moon and it will enter the full phase as it moves through Leo. 477 more words