Beaks

20 Jun 19
Wysiwygpurple's Blog

Thank you to those who pointed out to me that I had lost the ability for readers to click on images and see a larger copy. I believe I have now restored that. The images give a better account of themselves in their larger versions. Just click on each image. Since the last edition I […]

20 Jun 19
Battle Kiwi | Tabletop Wargaming Terrain and Accessories

Say no to knocked over nuln oil!

The Paint Pot Holder includes gravitronical forces to support and nurture your GW Citadel wash to the very last drop.

Designed to fit all GW Citadel paint pot sizes (including the new Contrast pot size), you can now paint stress free, knowing your wash is safe and secure. The modular shape allows them to be pushed together for multiple paints on the go at once.

Includes the ‘Kiwi Beak’, for when you’re lid hinge inevitably starts failing. Stick in the beak and it’ll never snap closed, spraying you and your desk!

Laser cut MDF, requires glue for assembly.

20 Jun 19
The Daily Pages

Crash! Ms. Lockwood sighed but did not rise from her recliner, reluctant to leave behind the comfort of its tattered verdancy. When the sharp knock of bats against whistling pitches rang against the sleepiness of the cul-de-sac, Ms. Lockwood had been happy the local youth were outside instead of on the video games. She hadn’t […]

20 Jun 19
A Dinosaur A Day

By Scott Reid Etymology: Wingless Ibis First Described By: Olson & Wetmore, 1976 Classification: Dinosauromorpha, Dinosauriformes, Dracohors, Dinosauria, Saurischia, Eusaurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Averostra, Tetanurae, Orionides, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoromorpha, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Pennaraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptora, Averaptora, Avialae, Euavialae, Avebrevicauda, Pygostaylia, Ornithothoraces, Euornithes, Ornithuromorpha, Ornithurae, Neornithes, Neognathae, Neoaves, Aequorlitornithes, Ardeae, Aequornithes, Pelecaniformes, Threskiornithidae, Threskiornithinae Referred Species: A. […]

20 Jun 19
Ordinary Fantasy

I just wanted to use fiction to record some of my son’s antics. And then one thing led to another and suddenly I’m referencing a Greek tragedy I haven’t read since high school …. I should probably go read Oedipus Rex after this, just to see how horribly I’ve mangled the connection… I woke to […]

20 Jun 19
WPMT FOX43

[ooyala player_id=”b4e1f6aa8f3147189a3fe75aa0a86854″ auto=”true” width=”1920″ height=”1080″ pcode=”YzYjUyOnsWvNjLI0vbZPZLeDfuS9″ code=”RhN3gwaTE6Epgc5j_Uyz223XIPOzCzsG”] PENNSYLVANIA — A Franklin County woman discovered a dead bird inside a can of Del Monte spinach. The company is now scrambling to come up with answers. “I was just shocked I couldn’t believe it, I thought I was going to vomit,” said Cherie Lyons. “I dumped the […]

20 Jun 19
Italia on a Plate

Sauce 5 lbs baby octopus ½ c. extra virgin olive oil 1 white onion, sliced 1 fennel bulb, sliced 2 c. pitted black ligurian olives 1 c. drained capers, rinsed 1 ½ t. crushed red pepper flakes 1 ½ t. dried oregano 1 750-ml bottle red wine 1 14-once can tomatoes, drained ¼ c. red […]

20 Jun 19
Hey Loons

We’d landed in Singapore, our 6th country and 28th place on our 90 day travels around southeast Asia We immediately took to the city’s perfect organisation; we walked its clean streets, its huge shopping malls, its wide green spaces, through its characterful areas of Chinatown, Little India and Arab Street where the Mrs found her […]

20 Jun 19
A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent.

Getting older is great for your body. I wish I could have my body from when I was 30. Hang on it was buggered then, just dislocated my shoulder playing football. I wish I had my body from when I was 25. Hang on I had just dented my rib cage playing cricket. I wish […]

19 Jun 19
Jasmine Thwaites

The pictures above are showing us painting and just finishing up the toucan. I think it turned out quite well, even though it did take us quite a while to make everything. This is our toucan fully finished. I think it turned out well and we managed to finish it just in time, as we […]

19 Jun 19
Jasmine Thwaites

The picture above is of a paper straw structure Steph made at the start of our project. This was so that we could get a good idea on where to start/how to structure the bird. For the bigger, final version of the bird, Shannon and I had to draw an outline of the toucan from […]

19 Jun 19
Notes on a Moment

6-6-19/6-8-19  my house I’m sitting in the living room, in the chair I always do, reading.  It’s a thought-provoking book and also one of the books I’m counting for Missoula Public Library’s reading challenge so periodically I pause to write something down or process what I’ve read.  Usually when I do, I glance out the […]

19 Jun 19
A Unique Title For Me

A marvelous bird is the pelican His beak can hold more than his belly can. He can store in his beak Enough food for a week Damn I don’t know how the hell he can. Limerick was written by newspaper editor Dixon Lanier Merritt in 1910.

19 Jun 19
The Chestnut Post

The lines and geoglyphs of Nasca and Palpa are located some 400 kilometers south of Lima, Peru and form a World Heritage Site covering an area of about 450 square kilometers. They were carved into the ground between 400 B.C.E and 1000 C.E. by pre-Inca people, and include lines, geometric designs, and animal and plant […]

19 Jun 19
Responding to Life

Eagles are oftentimes been used by many people have used to describe many things about life but in addition to what you might have learnt from the bird, here are additional 6 leadership principles you can learn from an eagle Eagles fly alone and at High AltitudesThey don’t fly with sparrows, ravens, and other small birds. […]

19 Jun 19
The Ministry of Shrawley Walks

Hello FFs, and I must apologise for being absent last week, it had been a week of wedding anniversary and father’s day which hasn’t officially taken place yet; my daughter was in Germany on an exchange and has now got exams, so we are waiting until they’re all done and dusted before we go out […]

19 Jun 19
Creating Interference

Friday 28th June 2019 The Creating Interference network, in association with CREAM, explores the resonances of the potent word Sankofa in a programme of contemporary and archival film and video works. Cayley Room, Regent St Campus, University of Westminster 2pm – 5pm   In the afternoon at Regent Street Campus there will be a screening and study seminar on Haile Gerima’s […]