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The Eagle Huntress

The Eagle Huntress

This film follows 13 year old Aishoplan as she becomes the first female eagle hunter in Kazakh history. We see her with her family, helping with the family farm work, and staying in town where she and her siblings are at school through the week. She comes from a long line of eagle hunters, but … Continue reading

Tudor Forest

I can’t remember the name of this place, somewhere on the way back from Llangollen to Newport. A beautiful forest full of the scent of pine after too long in a hot bus. It had this fantastic Tudor building, protected by a concrete base, now used as a toilet block. This view made me realize … Continue reading

Beach Rocks

Walking on a beach on the Gower Peninsula, I spotted some unusual stones, rather anthropomorphic. This looks like a kidney Here’s a heart And another I thought this was a brain or it could be a Munch like face. And a footprint. Where’s Man Friday?

Science and Art

Science and Art

These two are generally seen as worlds apart, but here’s a picture of a foot and mouth virus. Beautiful, isn’t it?  

Faces on Butterfly Wings

This is from the furtherest reaches of science, a book by Phillip Howse, retired Professor of Entymology at Southampton University, called ‘Seeing Butterflies’, but is not about their taxonomy, but of how to find pictures on the wings of butterflies, moths and other creatures. Sounds like the professor has been ingesting some chemicals from his … Continue reading

After the Storm

It had been a rather scary few days watching the huge trees in our yard thrashing in the wind, but my plants are well sheltered. This gladioli looks like it took a hit but the soil is so thin it started lurching & is now being propped up by the lavender which is rearing out … Continue reading

After the Storm

It had been a rather scary few days watching the huge trees in our yard thrashing in the wind, but my plants ate well sheltered. This gladioli looks like it took a hit but the soil is so thin it started lurching & is now being propped up by the lavender which is rearing out … Continue reading

St Georges Gardens

St Georges Gardens

This green space is tucked away behind the Foundling Hospital in London’s Bloomsbury, and was one of the first burial grounds in the city to be built at a distance from a parish church. It was opened in 1715, and served the parishes of St George the Martyr Holborn and St Georges’ Bloomsbury. It covered … Continue reading