Friday, May 22, 2015
Thursday, May 21, 2015
think again and have a look here at the tree climbing goats of Morocco.
You may well be excused for thinking that these goats grow on trees and in one way they do.
They're not there for the view but the food. They just love the fruit of the Argan tree whose fruit ripens in June each year. These Argan trees live up to two hundred years and they've given many generations of these Moroccan goats many years to adopt their sure footed climbing abilities.
And you thought goats couldn't climb trees...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
or janitors so as you'll see here, the idea has caught on as students, not only in Japan, keep their schools clean and tidy themselves.
The Japanese education system believes that requiring students to clean their school themselves teaches respect, responsibility
and encourages equality.
Good life lessons...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
A nasty business and a costly one at the vet for Jude and the now stationary Mrs T.
Fortunately Jude's son and mechanical engineer Dale came up with the bright idea of fitting a set of model aircraft wheels to Mrs T's shell and now as you can see hare, we have the world's first turbo-charged tortoise. Whatever next...
Monday, May 18, 2015
This warm and inviting little home is not only a visual delight. Have a look here at Lloyd's Shelter Blog, it's full of good ideas too...
Sunday, May 17, 2015
Picasso's Women Of Algiers Sells At Auction For An Obscene One Hundred And Eighty Million Dollars...
sold recently at a Christies New York auction for an obscene one hundred and eighty million dollars. It previously sold eighteen years ago for thirty two million dollars. There's money to be made from art. And money as we well know is much more important than human beings.
In India, seven thousand people die of stavation every day and there are nearly eight hundred million other people on this planet starving to death too, many of them, women of Algiers...
Saturday, May 16, 2015
It's been a while. My medical team advised me to lay off, you know, a guy of my age and all that, heart attacks can happen, strokes. Imagine kicking the bucket with a smile on my face.
Not a good look.
So I haven't been there. Till last night.
I just couldn't help myself, a couple of wines, got to thinking. Or not thinking. And before you could say Rustic Rural Retreats, here I was...