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This young Cape Buffalo calf had a drink with mum just as the sun was setting. For some reason – not obvious to me – these two were not with a herd but moved around by themselves. 25 more words

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Thunder and Chimes of Freedom

I love thunder storms (those that are not too dangerous.) Unusually for Scotland, on Tuesday night / Wednesday morning, I lay cozily wrapped up in bed listening to the rumble, tumble and echoes rolling around the skies. 1,235 more words


Pandemic Reminiscing #travel

The very least of what this pandemic has done is ruin the world’s summer travel plans. This year, like all the summers for the past eight years, I was supposed to be somewhere far from home with my best friend, exploring and chatting, getting into our annual on-the-road argument, buying postcards, and wearing new bikinis on previously “unknown to us” beaches. 449 more words

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Living in a COVID world

Coronavirus disease 2019 or COVID-19 has been the topic of discussion in almost every conversation. How can it not be? Lockdown and restrictive measures implemented by governments all over the world, in an attempt to limit the spread of the disease, have had devastating effects on people’s livelihoods, mental health and the economy. 673 more words

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