Puffin Parade on Skomer Island
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Puffin Parade on Skomer Island

Puffins are the cutest, most adorable birds in the Northern hemisphere, or so we think. They are about the size of a fat pineapple, though weigh far less. They have a chunky body, bright orange webbed feet, and very striking beaks during the breeding season. They fly and swim very well to catch their favorite […]

Made in Japan: In search of the best ever dog bowl
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Made in Japan: In search of the best ever dog bowl

Lucky me! I snuck in on a special tour of a very cool (and FREE) exhibition going on at the British Museum. Made in Japan¬† talks about a family of Japanese potters called Kakiemon (pronounced kaa-kee-ey-moan) who are famous for making very colorful porcelain dishes for 400 years. That’s a long time for a family […]

Mighty fine city
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Mighty fine city

Hey, check this out! I’ve been wandering around Norwich today…. And I have to say, the Norwich Cathedral is something special. It all started in 1096 and took I think like 300 years to build. The straight road from the river next to where I’m standing in this picture used to be the canal where […]