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Field Trip

They were on the Saturday morning field trip from the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa Montetorkie school.  Students were assigned to collect Polliwogs and Minnows for the class aquarium.  38 more words

Summer time nature

Well, it’s been a while since I posted something resembling an update so I thought I would start out with some nature pictures. I’ve posted numerous autumn and winter pictures of our property, but I thought I would add in some summer ones you all of you can enjoy the greenery. 344 more words


REAL mom Wednesday

You know you are a REAL mom when…

*You go to the pool and come home with a dozen tadpoles.

We aren’t pet people (yet, maybe ever). 53 more words

"There's A Real Meal Deal"

I’m raising tadpoles

to keep my snakes fit and fat

with ‘zards for dessert

J Richards

Science can be fun for kids

Keeping the little ones busy and entertained can be a challenge with the changeable UK weather. So I was delighted to discover a whole world of fun at the bottom of our garden this year. 293 more words

Being Grandma

Beginning Again

All naturalists have something to say about their early interest in the natural world.  Its there amongst the tool of their trade, like expensive binoculars. They proudly tie in their coloured flags of toddler/ teenager bug or bird interest, the cloth richly embroidered in the detail of their parental nurturing. 1,489 more words


I'm sorry for what I did when I was Hangry

Today I learned about some very unusual frogs that pamper their babies! Most frogs lay thousands of eggs and leave them to survive on their own, but not the mimic poison frog. 258 more words