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Living with an old fossil


No! It isn't me. 😥 We have just discovered that there is an animal living in this country which has remained unchanged for hundreds of millions of years. It is 'Triops' otherwise known as the 'Tadpole Shrimp'. Amanda, being a biologist, was particularly surprised that she didn't know of it. It does look rather cute, […]

Day 1 – Sunday 16th August 2009 We left home around 10:00 AM to start our next trip with a weather forecast for the next four days as 'Sunny Spells' or 'Partly Cloudy' depending on which forecast one chooses. Our first destination was Boars Hill near Oxford which, we learned, gives wonderful views over the […]