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Feed the Birds

Most of us have heard this song from Mary Poppins,

Here are some of our efforts in doing the same in real life:

The Magpie Massacre... aka My Life Has Gone To the Birds...

Birds… birds, birds, birds, birds… and more dagnabbed birds.  BIRDS!  My car out in the driveway always looks like several Magpies painted it with turd hoppers… the other half looks like a cross between a deer hunting camo and the last prize winner at the Demolition Derby.   604 more words


"And when I turned round..." (part two)

Those of you who are interested might want to have a look at some of my more recent Metro posts, which include:

A tongue-in-cheek examination of the Paul McGann movie… 65 more words

Doctor Who

Feed the Birds (Tuppence A Bag)

With the bright, breezy and toe-tapping Mary Poppins music freshly playing and replaying in my mind after a visit to the theatre on Sunday, one piece of music has stayed with me, not because of its catchiness or fun, but because of its gentle message –  ‘ 436 more words

Life And Learning


If you build it, they will come. And our yard is living proof! Since we started diversifying the plant life in the yard the insect population increased 10-fold. 180 more words