I’m in ‘catch-up’ mode this weekend, trying to do a week’s worth of chores around the property after my bicycling vacation. Tomorrow, it’s back to the grind of the day-job. 222 more words
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The Great British Summer is well and truly installed and living up to its ‘three fine days and a thunderstorm’ reputation. In the moments when the sun DOES appear it’s lovely, but the natives know not to wander too far from shelter – and there’s a reason, you know, why we British can eat fish paste sandwiches in the rain with such sangfroid … we get LOTS of practice. 129 more words
As always weekends are for adventure. Today we decided to take a trip to Cape Shiriya!
it’s known for the “wild” horses and light house. Cape Shiriya is a two hour drive from misawa and it felt a lot less, unlike our other far drive there were barely any winding roads so it was more like a straight shot north. 377 more words
The recent discovery of a horse hoof at a Roman circus site at Colchester has changed our perception of the ancient Roman chariot races.
The bone is indicative of a much smaller horse than we usually imagine taking part in these chariot races, around the size of a Shetland pony (although not, as some news sources have reported, actual Shetland ponies). 91 more words