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Der Distelfink

Zugegeben, es hat etwas länger gedauert, Donna Tartt’s Distelfink zu hören. Ein Hörbuch von 33 Stunden und 25 Minuten braucht eben seine Zeit. Doch gelohnt hat es sich allemal. 498 more words



Today’s guest picture shows some friends which my Newcastle correspondent Fiona met in Malta.

After a chilly night, there was just enough rise in the temperature to get me out on the bike while Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in the church choir.  581 more words


One for the birds!!

Today has been a good day for being some of old friends. We presume that we have not seen many species lately because food elsewhere is plentiful and there is no need to visit our feeders. 133 more words


Cooper's London



Backlist: Get Ready to Read!
(Part Two)

The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt
and the Golden Age of Journalism
(Doris Kearns Goodwin)

This is a five-star effort by the author of… 1,226 more words


Moor Adventures In Staines

Blue skies and an early start on the 12th April saw me heading back to Staines Moor. With spring migrants landing all over the country and some fresh spring weather to welcome them, I just had to explore a little more of the moor! 562 more words

The Making of "Mortui Spinus Tristis"

I thought it would be fun to show some process shots of one of my most recent paintings. I found this sweet little goldfinch one day after she flew into my window. 337 more words