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On the whale trail: Port Stephens whale watching

We were well overdue for a family adventure when school holidays rolled around last week. Our twins are halfway through their first year at school, and I’ve had two crazy terms in a new teaching job, so a little escape from the daily grind was in order. 589 more words

Outdoor Adventures

Fed Ex, Mantas, Pig Roast, Whales

We received Fed Ex tracking emails saying that both our new sail and the hydraulic pump for the autopilot had arrived. Faster than we expected…yeah! So Bob and I took the dinghy back to town — about 5 miles…nice to have a big powerful dinghy. 952 more words

BPO Part3

Under the Sea

The summer days are flying by. They are going swimmingly if I may say so. This week’s themes all had something to do with water. Five days of fun and excitment tested by the O’Brien crew and approved for your next adventure. 486 more words

Kid Crafts

Cosmic Trio: Dolphins, ETs, and People

Just a lovely post from Starship Earth: The Big Picture, re-posted from Skyships Over Cashiers, on dolphins, whales, a wonderful dolphin expert Joan Ocean, and extraordinary encounters and communications with cetaceans and starships: … 68 more words

Animal Protection


Variations: Múshveli, Mousewhale; Hafmús, Hafmus (“Sea-mouse”)

The chimaera, ratfish, or rabbitfish (Chimaera monstrosa) is a small and completely harmless deep-sea fish. Evidently its legendary counterpart the Mushveli, or “mousewhale”, is enormous and highly dangerous. 353 more words

Ocean And Sea

Not Forgetting the Whale...

I have finished my most recent read. As a lover of mainly fantasy fiction, this was a step in a completely different direction. A step I am glad I took. 503 more words