Tag Archives: Nature

What Is This Life…

While out walking today these lines, learned at school an age ago, popped into my head. What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. When my walk was over I looked up … Continue reading

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We are what we eat.

It is quite alarming that the former Minister for Agriculture, Brendan Smith, declared his intention to support an EU proposal to permit the use of Genetically Modified (GM) animal feed in Europe. He has also declared support for the sale … Continue reading

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A Fox Tale

She’s a Fox! Does any woman really want to be described as a fox? Foxes are traditionally regarded as being sly and cunning. One only has to remember the stories of our childhood to be reminded of that. Aesop’s fables … Continue reading

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A Lament for the Curlew

I was incensed to read in The Sunday Times on October 31, 2010 that the curlew is currently in season for shooting. There are only a few hundred breeding pairs remaining in the country yet they are considered fair game. … Continue reading

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