The seabirds of Hermaness — Scotland’s Nature

In today’s guest blog, former warden Mike Pennington reflects on a long association with Hermaness National Nature Reserve, the changes he has observed over the years and the impact of the coronavirus lockdown on this special place. I first came to Hermaness National Nature Reserve, on Britain’s most northerly island of Unst in Shetland, as […]

The seabirds of Hermaness — Scotland’s Nature

Whale Track: Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust call on public to report sightings — Life & Soul Magazine

The Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust is calling on the public to record their at-sea excursions and sightings of whales, dolphins, porpoises and endangered basking sharks off Scotland’s west coast in an effort to boost monitoring efforts and strengthen understanding of the coronavirus lockdown’s impact on marine life. With wildlife around the world taking advantage […]

Whale Track: Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust call on public to report sightings — Life & Soul Magazine

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

2020 Is Our Last, Best Chance to Save the Planet — TIME

From our vantage point today, 2020 looks like the year when an unknown virus spun out of control, killed hundreds of thousands and altered the way we live day to day. In the future, we may look back at 2020 as the year we decided to keep driving off the climate cliff–or to take the…

2020 Is Our Last, Best Chance to Save the Planet — TIME

Indiana Artist Wins 2020 California Duck Stamp Art Contest — CDFW News

A painting by Jeffrey Klinefelter of Etna Green, Ind. has been chosen as the winner of the 2020 California Duck Stamp Art Contest. The painting, which depicts a pair of canvasbacks, will be the official design for the 2020-2021 stamp. Klinefelter previously won the California Duck Stamp Art Contest in 2009, as well as the […]

Indiana Artist Wins 2020 California Duck Stamp Art Contest — CDFW News

We are family. — This, that and the other thing

I got all my sisters with me (or maybe brothers.) This group of cuties and their mom weren’t too afraid of me as I sat by the side of the lake. They would bunch up, for all the world like a pre-game huddle, then waddle cutely to and fro a bit before huddling up again. […]

We are family. — This, that and the other thing

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