murmuration magic

The video below shows murmuration magic. It’s impressive. Continue reading

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himalayan wolf

The Himalayan wolf (Canis himalayensis) is thought to represent an ancient isolated line of wolves  Continue reading

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sleep hygiene

“I had a deadly week, last week, molly” Laurence announced, as he helped himself to a slice of my olive bread focaccia Continue reading

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dates – food of the gods

The date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) is cultivated for its edible fruit. This delicious fruit, first cultivated as early as 6000 BC was known as ‘The Food of the Gods’ and revered Continue reading

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mozzim and the leopard

Mozzim is an IT guru, who is on intimate terms with any Continue reading

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magic moments

A blue-sky day. I’m off to lunch in the city with Marco. Continue reading

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tiger tiger burning bright …

The Amur Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) also known as the Siberian, Manchurian, Altaic, Korean or Ussuri tiger, is the world’s largest  Continue reading

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the butterfly effect

The Butterfly Effect is a principle of the chaos theory which asserts Continue reading

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kagu

The rare enigmatic Kagu or Cagou (Rhynochetos jubatus) is a bluish-pearl grey, Continue reading

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namasté

One of Buddhists’ customary greetings is the beautiful Namasté which originated Continue reading

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beluga whales

Beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) are an Artic and sub-Arctic cetacean white whale (also known as the sea canary because Continue reading

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sunflower seeds

The Sunflower’s scientific name is Helianthus annuus (helios – sun and anthos – flower). Sunflowers, which turn throughout the day to follow the course of the sun, Continue reading

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Highlands tiger!

This post is a salute to Scottish Wildcats, (felis sylvestris grampia) ‘The Tiger of the Highlands’ – an almost extinct species of feisty, indomitable Scots! If it weren’t for Chris, who is madly, Continue reading

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blessed by an angel

The weeks leading up to Christmas-New Year found me caught-up in the city at hectic annual sales time. Desperate for timeout – bone weary, peopled-out and needing to recoup I wandered into the Continue reading

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goodwill hunting

Blessed by a perfect summer day, I’m comfortably seated in a  Continue reading

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quaint – the world’s smallest library

The smallest library in the world is a red telephone booth in Westbury, Somerset, England. Continue reading

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white-faced saki

White-faced Saki (Pithecia pithecia) also known as the Guianan Saki and the Golden-faced Saki range the tropical rainforests  Continue reading

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merry christmas – happy holidays

Season’s Greetings
Wishing you, your families  . . .  Continue reading

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true beauty

True beauty lives in the heart … Continue reading

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aloe vera – the potted physician

Mum’s recent health issues reminded me of my Continue reading

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