85 – Highland Games — The Postal Adventures of Morris Mouse

Dear Lucy, What with the global pandemic it’s been a busy few months for us mice down at the Post Office Depot as we’ve found ourselves dealing with a substantial increase in the sorting of hand written letters composed during lockdown. Millie rostered me in for lots of extra shifts on the Mouse Mail Train […]

85 – Highland Games — The Postal Adventures of Morris Mouse

Make a Wildlife Film — Museum of Zoology Blog

Are you looking for a wildlife project for the summer holidays? Why not have a go at making a wildlife film? Here is Ellie Bladon, a researcher from the Department of Zoology, with her top tips on making a wildlife film on a budget. If have access to a smart phone or digital SLR camera, […]

Make a Wildlife Film — Museum of Zoology Blog

July 22nd- little owls and the best swift day of 2020 — Jonathan Pomroy

I started the day by sketching, soon after 5am. The local little owls were as obliging as ever. I sketch them at a range of about 100m, great views through the telescope. The owls puff up their feathers when resting but pull them close when alert. I can see our house from this spot and […]

July 22nd- little owls and the best swift day of 2020 — Jonathan Pomroy

Medusa A Case In Pain And Strength — The Art Of Monteque

By: Joanna Panayi #1 I love you Athena I love you Athena Ι was born with love in my heart My beauty was my start To become wise like you And carry your knowledge Through and through I loved you so I devoted my life To make people know You were the best of the […]

Medusa A Case In Pain And Strength — The Art Of Monteque

On This Day – Hadrian’s Wall in Northumbria — Have Bag, Will Travel

While the current travel restrictions are in place I have no new stories to post so what I thought that I would do is to go through my picture archives and see where I was on this day at any time in the last few travelling years. Relatively recently, on 30th June 2018 I was […]

On This Day – Hadrian’s Wall in Northumbria — Have Bag, Will Travel

Carl Reiner, beloved creator of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’ dies at 98 — KTLA

Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a “second banana” to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy’s front ranks as creator of “The Dick Van Dyke Show” and straight man to Mel Brooks’ “2000 Year Old Man,” has died. He was 98. Reiner’s assistant Judy Nagy said he…

Carl Reiner, beloved creator of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show,’ dies at 98 — KTLA