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Dormant Dormice

`You might just as well say,’ added the Dormouse, who seemed to be talking in his sleep, that “I breathe when I sleep” is the same thing as “I sleep when I breathe”!’ The Dormouse, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by … Continue reading

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Forty-Seven

Do you know the Klingon proverb that tells us revenge is a dish that is best served cold? Khan, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan   Hi blog. I shall take a break from wildlife for this post and … Continue reading

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Anew

Hi blog. Here I am again after yet another long absence from the keyboard. One excuse this time is that my old faithful 2011 model Dynabook suddenly died one morning in late December – I suspect a component on the … Continue reading

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The Shogun Cometh

When the Generals talk You better listen to him When the Generals talk You better do what he say When the Generals Talk, Midnight Oil Hi blog. Yes, I know, it’s been over a month since my last post.  Yes, … Continue reading

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They Might Be Giants

“What giants?” said Sancho Panza. “Those thou seest there,” answered his master, “with the long arms, and some have them nearly two leagues long.” Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Hi blog. Too long between posts, I know.  It seems that I … Continue reading

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I’m just a fun guy

“All fungi are edible.  Some are just edible only once.“ Unknown Hi blog. We are experiencing some glorious autumn weather.  The early mornings may be chilly, but once the sun is out things warm up.  It is a pity to … Continue reading

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One Flew Over the Hornet’s Nest

Hi blog. I can’t believe that it has been nearly two months since my last post. I started writing one near the end of August, but got stuck on the direction to take it… and then the typhoons hit.  And … Continue reading

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Bear No Grudge

Hi blog. The summer holidays are almost over.  The weather has cooled down somewhat, especially at night – at least for now.  Those typhoons can really affect the temperature as well as rainfall, and Japan has been experiencing an average … Continue reading

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Well spotted

Hi blog. This post is another “stumbled upon” or, more accurately, “flown into” event. Another day topping 35℃.  I escaped left work a little early to go and see an evening screening of Solo: A Star Wars Story with Mat, continuing … Continue reading

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Fill in the blanks

Hi blog. I see it has been a month since my last post, and even now I have essentially nothing to write about nature-wise. You would have read in your news about the massive flooding in western Japan (particularly Hiroshima … Continue reading

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