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Peaceful incubation

The long wait for the incubation period to come to an end seems tedious to us but for the resident ospreys at the main nest eyrie, life has become routine and fairly steady. 719 more words



Salt marshes are marshy because the soil is composed of deep mud and peat. Peat is made of decomposing plant matter that is often several feet thick.   132 more words


Thousands surround Japan's Parliament, protesting new US airbase plan on Okinawa

People stage a rally in front of the parliament (centre, top) in Tokyo on May 24, 2015 to protest against a controversial US airbase on Okinawa island, in southern Japan.  401 more words

What the..???? Phew! Munster 21 - Ospreys 18.

The normally unflappable Nigel Owens looked confused, asking his assistants for input as he allowed play continue.  The crowd bayed for a knock-on and a chance for Munster to clear their lines.  2,866 more words

Pro12 League

Triple O and the Sun

Omnipotent Omnipresent Omniscient

“The sun god (Ra – Egyptians, Helios – Greeks, Mithras – Persians, Apollo – Romans, Huitzilopochtli – Inca) takes charge every day,” said Harriett’s great, great, great, great, great… grandfather. 201 more words


Van Der Merwe's Late Try Sends Glasgow Warriors into Pro12 Final

Canadian international winger DTH Van Der Merwe scored the game-winning try as the Glasgow Warriors advanced to the Guinness Pro 12 Final with a 16-14 win over Ulster Friday evening. 207 more words


Munster make the Pro12 Final

Full time: Munster 21(11) – 18(3) Ospreys

CJ Stander’s powerful display helped Munster scrape past the Ospreys in a ferocious but scrappy Pro12 semi-final.

Over 16,000 people packed in to Thomond Park to watch the second Pro12 semi-final on Saturday where the home team squeezed through. 343 more words