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To Ham

To Ham

Felt a bit bored. Took a walk to Ham and Ham Spray. Again, walked up through the estates of Little Bedwyn, with the ‘beware u will be shot’ signs, on to somewhere called ‘Prospero’ estates, again with little ‘u will be shot’ signs, but better hidden. Saw lots of little birds and beasties along the way, including a weasel and about 5 hares. Savernake forest The woods are near Savernake forest which is owned by the Earl of Cardigan and…

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Duck removal

Duck removal

Background The background to this story is that this duck just wanders into my mom’s back garden every year to lay her eggs. She’s not near the canal, it’s not near any water, but a female duck has decided to make my mums’ garden the home of it’s off-spring. Last year, my mom had to carry the chicks down from the garden because they couldn’t find their way down to the canal. Local celeb This duck is now a local…

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New Years Flooding 2016 in 34 pictures

New Years Flooding 2016 in 34 pictures

First post of the New Year. Christmas was very quite. I fell asleep before midnight on New Years Eve. Flooding Story of the moment seems to be the flooding which widespread parts of the world are experiencing. It’s put down to the weather phenomenon known as ‘el nino’, which translates to ‘little boy’ in English. I’ve been around for ‘el nino’s’ before. This one seems particularly bad, maybe the worst. But, having said that, we are turning the planet into…

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VOD: Russian worst parent award + Girl and kayak vs bear

VOD: Russian worst parent award + Girl and kayak vs bear

High rise kid In the Soviet Union they still have these high rises, and you can see, the kid is not much scared of them. He balances on the ledge… moves steadily out until he’s stood on the ledge of the window with only his socks on… a hundred feet plus above the ground. The kid’s got bottle. His parents have no brains for letting him out there in the first place. Does a bear…. Do what it’s told? This…

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Shocking new study shows 75% drop in fish population in past 40 years

Shocking new study shows 75% drop in fish population in past 40 years

Some eye watering figures here about the state of the planet’s most valuable ecosystem. IBTIMES   Climate change and human interference has taken its devastating toll on ocean life as 49% of marine populations have been wiped out in the past 42 years, according to a new report. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and Zoological Society of London study revealed that as global warming worsens and “over-exploiting fisheries” continues, the situation will only be exacerbated. Additionally, the rate at which…

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International Space Station cuts off live UFO feeds, twice in a row

International Space Station cuts off live UFO feeds, twice in a row

The footage is quite short. Soon after a ‘UFO’ appears, the feed is cut. 19th January 2015 As you can see, a large object emerges and feeds are cut. Huffington Post UFO ISS sighting 19th January 2015 (Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)Related Posts Funny video of the day I lol’d. To Ham Felt a bit bored. Took a walk to Ham and Ham Spray. Again, walked up through the estates of Little Bedwyn, with the ‘beware u will be…

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60 days on rainwater and fish

60 days on rainwater and fish

Man survives for 60 days on rainwater and raw fish. His boat was named – “Angel”. Taken from dotpicturesnews.com. A sailor who spent two months lost at sea has been rescued after apparently surviving on raw fish and rainwater. Louis Jordan, 37, was found by a passing German tanker 200 miles off the North Carolina coast on Thursday. His 35-foot sailboat had overturned and Mr Jordan was sitting on the hull, from where he was hoisted to safety. His family…

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False widow – Steatoda

False widow – Steatoda

As they are known. These are dinky little creatures. Fluffy and cute, like a spider, eats it’s husband (all good women do this) not only this, but has some markings similar to the highly venomous Black Widow spider. Now I am a resident of the UK for a short while, and I picked this one up in the garden. I’m not usually dispossessed to picking up strange spiders, but I could see the markings on it’s back and wanted a…

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