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owls and the dark

Most owls are nocturnal – though many prefer the periods of dawn and dusk as these are the best times for hunting down prey. This owl, however, does not like the dark; and while November this year started off very … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 the owl, Uncategorized

owls and lost empty nests

Parenting isn’t easy. When owlets leave the nest – there’s a sense of mission accomplished, for some tinged with uncertainty and sadness. But what about when they return… does it speak of a secure nest to which they desire to … Continue reading

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owl equality

Reading a novel at the moment. One of the characters – a young aristocratic woman of 23 – is denied the opportunity to go to university because she hadn’t been to a good school (the old boys’ network!) and thus … Continue reading

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the owl and kinetic energy

Kinetic energy – very simply – is the energy of motion. It can be defined as the work needed to accelerate a body of a given mass from rest to its stated velocity. Having gained this energy during its acceleration, … Continue reading

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the owl and the Artist – 3

It was too cold to sit and sip coffee really, but she persevered. The wooden bench was cold. There was no warmth for it –or her – to hang onto yet. She savoured the last dregs of her coffee – … Continue reading

Posted in Hungering for Life, Uncategorized, writings

all quiet on the owl front

All quiet on the owl front? Not a bit of it! It’s been manic in this corner of the owl world in the best possible way! One of my friends taught me about flow charts a few weeks ago. I’m … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 the owl, at home, Hungering for Life, Uncategorized

the owl and the Artist -2

Are owls spontaneous I wonder. Do they pack up their bags and head off into the great unknown without much thought or a lot of preparation. Those two things are not mutually bound of course. Perhaps the owl – and … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 the owl, Hungering for Life, out and about, Uncategorized