Tag Archives: wildlife

Travel theme: Wild

I’ve been having a wild time recently, taking road trips with friends around the Pacific Northwest, exploring some of the stunning scenery to be found here. Without giving away too much before I write about my adventures, here are a … Continue reading

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Nisqually National Wildlife Reserve

I love the name Nisqually; it’s so much fun to say. There are varying theories as to where the name originated; the one that makes most sense to me is that native peoples who settled in the Pacific Northwest gave … Continue reading

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Travel theme: New

There’s something quite wonderful about the start of a new year. Around the world customs have developed to drive away the bad spirits of the old year and make way for the good times up ahead. We call upon the … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Animals

Yesterday was World Animal Day, an international celebration of all the amazing creatures we share this planet with. It was conceived in 1931 at an ecology convention in Florence, with October 4th chosen as the date because it coincided with … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Sunset

Over the past couple of weeks I’ve been traversing the USA and have been treated to some sensational sunsets. Some of them I just watched in awed silence, but others I managed to capture on camera. Here are a few … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Oceans

June 8th is World Oceans Day. World Oceans Day has been unofficially celebrated on June 8th since 1992 when Canada proposed the idea at the Earth Summit in Rio, and was officially recognised by the United Nations in 2008. The … Continue reading

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Today

Today I woke up to a sound my ears have grown unaccustomed to; the sound of trees rustling in the wind. It is one of my favourite sounds in the world; infinitely better than the honking taxis, droning garbage trucks … Continue reading

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Mr Brown and the Coney Island Blues

I went to Coney Island last weekend. Admittedly, it’s an odd time of year for a seaside visit, but I’m not your run-of-the-mill seaside visitor. My idea of the seaside is a bracing walk across windswept sand dunes; not beach … Continue reading

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Dawn over Tikal

Up at 3.45am, with just enough time to run a brush through my hair and throw on my jungle boots before heading over to the lobby of the Tikal Inn for some strong coffee – black, no sugar – I … Continue reading

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