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gan·der n. 1. A male goose. 2. Informal A look or glance: “Everyone turns and takes a gander at the yokels” (Garrison Keillor). 3. Informal A simpleton; a…

Is the wire to protect, us from her … or…her from us? Sumatran Tiger (Panthera Tigris Sumatrae) The Sumatran tiger as its name suggests is found only on the…

The word otter derives from the Old English word otor or oter. An otter’s den is called a holt or couch. A male otter is a dog, a female a bitch, and a baby a…

Lanercost Priory was founded about 1166 by Henry II. When completed in 1220, canons came from the priory in Norfolk, and remained for some 370 years until the…

The presbytery is the name for an area in a church building which is reserved for the clergy. Link - Available to Buy as a Canvas Print [richardsugden.com]

A knickpoint is a term in geomorphology to describe a location in a river or channel where there is a sharp change in channel slope, such as a waterfall. Link -…

Carlisle Cumbria England - a great old town with lots of interesting buildings, spend a couple of days in this great place, well worth a visit.
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