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Flame-templed Babbler (Dasycrotapha speciosa) endemic to the Philippines by Indigo Stain. Advertisements

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COUNTY GALWAY, IRELAND 1915πŸ€πŸ€

COUNTY GALWAY, IRELAND 1915 β–ͺ️A life of hardship shows on the faces and in the clothes of this Galway couple, photographed in 1915 on their way to the local market. They are probably not as old as their appearance suggests, given the average life expectancy in Ireland at this time was 53 years.β–ͺ️He seems to […]

Jane Austen ~ Diary exerts🌹🌹🌹

When Winchester races first took their beginningIt is said the good people forgot their old SaintNot applying at all for the leave of Saint SwithinAnd that William of Wykeham’s approval was faint. The races however were fixed and determinedThe company came and the Weather was charmingThe Lords and the Ladies were satine’d and erminedAnd nobody […]

Jane Austen ~When Stretch’d on One’s Bed

When stretch’d on one’s bedWith a fierce-throbbing head,Which preculdes alike thought or repose,How little one caresFor the grandest affairsThat may busy the world as it goes! How little one feelsFor the waltzes and reelsOf our Dance-loving friends at a Ball!How slight one’s concernTo conjecture or learnWhat their flounces or hearts may befall. How little one […]

Grahame Mundine ~ ABORIGINAL Rights activists advocate

High ranking Marist brother Graeme Mundine has been sentenced to at least 18 months behind bars for the sexual abuse of 5 boys in his care. Graeme Mundine, a prominent Aboriginal rights advocate has been convicted of historic sexual abuse crimes and sentenced to three years in prison with an 18 month non-parole period for […]

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