It is lavender season again. I just adore the plant, there are endless things that you can do with it, it smells divine, looks great AND it keeps the bees happy!
I like to harvest some of our lavender each year and make something with it, so this year
This week’s Mystery Creature is a very unusual mammal… can you name it?
Image credit: Lip Kee Yap.
If you know what it is let me know here or on social media. If you don’t why not do a bit of research or, better yet, entertain
How did you do with this week’s Mystery Creature? A pretty extravagant bird don’t you think? It was the Guianan cock of the rock (Rupicola rupicola), a native South American passerine.
Here are ten interesting
The flying ant invasion of 2015 is upon us, at least in Dublin anyway. It seems they are everywhere and people are naturally a bit put out; but is there an advantage to all of this, and what exactly is the reason for this infestation?
This week I am returning to the somewhat neglected Mystery Creature series, this feathered one is very bright and… orange; Do you know what it is?
End of week update: Did you guess it
Who doesn’t love the volcano experiment? We will get to that in a minute, but before you go running for the vinegar and bread soda do you want to learn a little about them?
Firstly, what is a Volcano?
It is basically just a hole in the Earth’s crust. The word Volcano
Netflix is great is you want a series you can get your teeth stuck into or mainstream movies to sit back and enjoy but I always find it extra special when we stumble across some hidden gems. I thought you might be interested in hearing about some of
We can understand why ice cream makes us cold or why chewing on ice can give our mouth a chilly zing but why mint? The answer lies in a bit of mimicry.
Nerves rely on electrical pulses to send message to and from the brain. It is definitely in our best
Nearly half way through the Summer holidays and it has been busy. We have had work and weddings and adventures and even hosted a barbeque in the Sun (it may have been the only sunshine we have seen this Summer but I’m not complaining). One big
What do you get when you mix cornflour and water together? Those of you that are regulars to this blog will know by now that you get a Non-Newtonian fluid… commonly called Ooblecks.
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