Language of Humanity

Myself I enjoy studying how over the last three millennia, differing races have attempted to convey the spoken language. Whether from one of the many formats seen, from carving symbols on wood or in stone, or the many fine illustrations…

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Lord of the Rings

As the floods retreat from the Aire valley, it appears to me that traces of an earlier world known to hunter gathers surface. For small areas of marshland and waist deep blogs mingle with the sombre lichen covered trees, many…

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Matcha Tea Latte

Tried a new beverage today; Matcha tea latte with almond milk and honey. Tested at a local café, called ‘Filmore and Union’. This warm drink left me feeling like I had been transported to a yurt in Mongolia! it was…

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Boxing Day Floods

Silence reigns: as people take in the effects of such a prolonged period of rain, but there is a bonus, as cars are left parked. For the moment some within the local population enjoy walking. Many pass by my house…

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Water World

The heavens have opened, and the water levels climb higher until the Aire valley resembles a vast water world. All too soon members of my family need to be ferried home before the local roads become impassable.

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The Aire valley

As the lowland sheep flee, sections of the Aire valley have taken on the appearance of lakes following the recent heavy rain. Dry stone walls have taken on the appearance of weirs, whilst the flood water pours though gateways. Rivulets…

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About this blog

Over time my blog will mix elements of a diary, with some of my other interests. Which includes understanding the methods that were developed throughout the world to record celestial events and human activities. Methods which started with cave drawing, bone…

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