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BBC Nature essay

One wondeful read

While this blog is about my experiences with life and nature this essay Back to Nature by George Monbiot on the bbc website sees the world that I see. Speaks with lovely words and pictures. Reminds us that rebirth is not just possible, but that we can all contribute.

Just a reminder to myself, after a fall of activity, stop and smell the flowers.
Just a reminder to myself, after a fall of activity, stop and smell the flowers.

It’s a true testament to the humanity that lives within all of us. A wonderful read.

Cheers, Creeky

World War I was Won by this Canadian Man

World War I was Won by this Canadian Man

WWI Britian and France were on the verge of capitulation, having worn themselves out at the loss of as many as a million men, when a Canadian soldier, Arthur Currie, entered the war.

The turnabout came at Ypres when the Germans used poison gas for the first time. Clouds of chlorine boiled over the Allied trenches. French troops on the Canadians’ left flank broke, leaving a 7-kilometre (4.3 mi) long hole in the Allied line. Now only two factors could save the allies from defeat.

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