Using beautifully shot scenes in the wild, Chris Packham reveals the hidden wonder of the creatures that we share the planet with, and the intricate, clever and bizarre connections between the species, without which life just could not survive.
Spectacular images! This was filmed between 29th April and 10th May 2011 in the Arctic, on the archipelago Lofoten in Norway. The sunset and sunrise are connected in one magnificent show of color and light lasting from 8 to 12 hours. The sun is barely going below the horizon before coming up again.
Interesting video by Jonas Stenstrom of Untamed Science. It is spring and we went to check out the migratory birds returning from their winter grounds. It is pretty incredible to think that some of them have crossed desserts and oceans on their journeys, and they still manage to find their way back to the same […]
Ingredients 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary 2 pounds (2-inch-thick) slices peeled parsnip 1 large red onion, peeled and quartered Cooking spray 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Instructions Combine the first four ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal and marinate […]
A tasty winter soup. Ingredients 6 teaspoons olive oil 2 1/2 cups chopped yellow onion 3 cups coarsely chopped parsnip (about 1 pound) 3 cups water 2 1/2 cups coarsely chopped carrot (about 1 pound) 2 (14-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth, or vegetable broth 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black […]
Not all reindeer fly… In Norway, Reindeer herders guide the migration across arctic waters. The long swim is treacherous, especially for the calves. If just one turns back they all could…
Terry Ward’s Natural Burial Series. Volume 1.
What will the tradition around burials in your family be, what have they been? Have you discussed what your end of life wishes are with your family? Not always the most comfortable topic, but after watching the celebration of Nelson Mandela’s life at his Memorial, it got me thinking… Founded in 2004 by Cynthia Beal, […]
A beautiful tribute to a beautiful man.
Eagle steals camera near crocodile meat trap.