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15th December 2014

It’s a mild dry autumn/winter day, at 8am this morning is was 3C, no frost last night.

Between noon and 1pm today we made the following observations, the main occupants of the bird table were 2 Dunnock, a Blue Tit, and a bossy Robin who kept chasing the Dunnock and Blue Tit away. 157 more words

Blue Tit


When human beings began to increase in number on the earth and daughters were born to them, the sons of God saw that the daughters of humans were beautiful, and they married any of them they chose. 132 more words

Happy birthday

No guest picture today as there has to be a space for the magnificent birthday cake cooked for me by Mrs Tootlepedal on the occasion of my birthday.  768 more words


Winter's on the way

I can tell when winter is on the way because the bird population in my garden changes to reflect the season. A coupe of weeks ago a flock of long tailed tits passed through, the first one this side of the summer, then this weekend the garden was so full of birds I had to refill the seed feeders. 719 more words


More Birds!

This post will be of more photos of birds I saw this summer and autumn in my garden.  We are very lucky to have so many types of bird visiting. 372 more words

Rural Diary


“STOP IT!” Colin screeched at his brother. But Simon couldn’t because the brake wires had been cut. Before either of them could prepare themselves they were thrown into a hedge, covered in their ill-gotten soup. 102 more words