These people never lose their accents, and remain convinced that Zimbabwe is the most beautiful place in the world, regardless of the trouble they’ve had living there.
Why do birds have such bright colours and dramatic mating displays? Take the lilac-breasted roller, a bird with bright purple plumage and electric blue under their wings, who fly high in looping circles before tipping backwards in the sky and stalling their flight, resulting in backward rolls through the air.
When I say Queen, wipe out any romantic image you have of the beautiful mistress of the Kingdom, the Khaleesi-like war queen who masterminds the movements of her troops and plans to conquer the Seven Kingdoms. The Queen of a termite colony is an obese lump of eggs whose sole purpose is to push out thousands of eggs every single day, unable to move, while her workers constantly feed her royal jelly.
Does this track have a dewclaw, or is that just a bump in the sand? Is that the sound of a car being locked, or the call of the crimson breasted shrike?
By picking up hitch-hikers, drivers forge bonds within a community of mutual trust and create a common good, which will then be passed on by the hitch-hikers in the future, creating a reciprocal cycle of solidarity.
Spontaneity has been one of the best treatments for anxiety I have found so far, as it is difficult to worry about something when you don’t know which direction your feet will be pointing when you wake up, when changing your mind has no consequences.
Originally published by WorkingAbroad Projects on Monday, 30th June 2014- see here! Greetings from the tiny island of St Eustatius in the Caribbean! I arrived on Monday from a balmy Summer’s day in England to learn that I, in fact, had no idea what summer was. This is summer. The papers in London get excited …
Greetings from the Golden Rock, where internet is slow but time is running faster than the cows our dog keeps chasing out of the garden!
Originally posted on the WorkingAbroad blog- see here! So, more news from Statia! I keep planning on writing down what I’ve been doing every night so I can keep track of everything, but it seems like a waste of time I could be doing more things so I’m hoping I have enough photos that I …