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Grey, Green & Glossy

Outside the staff room on the branch of the tree a Hadada Ibis;grey, green and glossy.

Hadada Ibis


Adventures in Turtle Rescue

Written by: Ashley Keenan

Every now and again things happen unexpectedly that can provide surprise opportunities for environmentalism in daily life.

This lesson was quickly learned by Green Venture’s Garden Coordinator Julia Shulist when preparing to launch the Riverdale Community Garden Project. 752 more words

Green Gardening

13th June - Dunadd and Taynish woods

On Thursday the cold and windy weather was predicted, in Scotland at least, to blossom out into a hot summer.   We pondered this unusual phenomenon for about five seconds before packing the cameras, a picnic lunch and some sun lotion and heading over into Argyll. 376 more words

Wildlife & Nature

Ivy-leaved toadflax

I’ve noticed this pretty little plant growing on the stone walls of places I’ve visited – in fact, wherever there’s a ruined church or castle, ivy-leaved toadflax seems to have secreted itself happily among the crevices. 385 more words


Wailing Ibis


What you can hear is the sound of a pair of Hadada Ibis in the tree behind our house (along with some cockerels). They make a lot of noise. 59 more words


It's In The Trees!

We have Bats in our Mango tree – I say our, it’s just outside our garden but on the compound where  we live. I was taking photos for my previous post ( 168 more words


Just Say Yes!

Hi All!

We’ve decided this is the year to “just say yes”! What does that mean? Basically, we’ll say “yes” to everything that comes our way that even remotely interests us. 825 more words

Preparing To Become An Expat