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Les Cayes, Haiti

There are three things permanently attached to Richard Macien-Clarke: his hat, his glasses and a sparkling smile. Early youth in France wasn’t easy for a boy who had spent his childhood in a wealthy mansion in the wild and lush Caribbean countryside. 1,299 more words

General

The Wind in the, Poplars?

Poplars and Willows are very popular trees to plant near brooks and other natural drains that can easily flood. Mainly due to their natural thirst for water, and the fact they are a fast growing species… 202 more words

Tough on crime...

When Caroline Wright came before the magistrate at Marlborough Street she pleaded poverty and blamed her actions on ‘distress’. This week I have been looking at the causal factors of┬áproperty offending in the 18th and 19th centuries with my… 433 more words

Caught in Flight 2

A poplar leaf, caught on a thread of spider silk, spins in the breeze.

Click on any leaf to view the gallery.

Autumn

Poplar bowl

During midsummer this year, I heard that a friend was removing a few poplar trees from his property–a couple were dead or dying, and one was in the way of a shed he was planning to build. 108 more words