Tag Archive: nature

Random Facts: Snow

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The study of snow and ice is known as “cryology”. The Oxford English Dictionary includes 337 words with “snow” in their definition, so you could say English has 337 words for snow from… Continue reading

Masterclass

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Spring Returns

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Nooks

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Aspirations

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Appreciation

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Random Facts: Whales

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Herman Melville’s ‘Moby Dick‘ was based on an albino whale known as Mocha Dick which was seen off the coast of Chile in the early 19th century. The call of a blue whale… Continue reading

Best People

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Children of the Earth

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Random Facts: Eyes

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By far the most common eye colour in the world is brown but in the UK blue is now most common. When awake, you blink about 12 times a minute on average which… Continue reading

Peace Pledged

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Understanding

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Soar Like A Leaf

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Emptiness

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Random Facts: Sloths

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All sloths have three toes on each of their hind legs. Two-toed sloths and three-toed sloths differ in the number of fingers on their front limbs. Three-toed sloths are called Bradypus (slowfooted), two-toed… Continue reading

Battling The Self

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Fly!

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Chains

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Random Facts: Snakes

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The decapitated head of a dead snake can still bite, even hours after death. These types of bites usually contain huge amounts of venom. Snakes live on everywhere on Earth except Ireland, Iceland,… Continue reading

Random Facts: Volcanoes

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In Ancient Rome, August 23 was the date of Vulcanalia, the Feast Day celebrating Vulcan, god of fire in general and volcanic fire in particular. Appropriately enough, August 23 was the day the… Continue reading

The Friday Funny: Grace

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Keeping Time

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Ecological Crisis

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Home

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Untouched

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Random Facts: Foxes

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A group of foxes is called a skulk or leash. Grey foxes can retract their claws like cats do. In fact, foxes have more in common with cats than with wolves and dogs,… Continue reading

Essence

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A Life Prayer

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Taste for Destruction

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Ownership

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