Tag: escape

Explosion Aftermath

Last week, a house in my neighbourhood exploded in the middle of the night. The blast blew out one wall and destroyed the interior staircase.  Fortunately, everyone was able to leave the building with only minor injuries. When I walked past today, this is what it looked like. […]

Cornu aspersum!

Cornu aspersum!  No, I am not casting a Harry Potter-type spell. That is the Latin name for garden snails and right now there are lots of them on my patio wall. They are trying to escape from drowning in the soil of the planter by inching their way […]