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The yellow eyebrows of a blue grouse

This is a gloriously proud male grouse who had decided I was infringing upon his territory. To let me know this he performed his intimidation dance – tail feathers sprawled, neck feathers on end to uncover that red wrinkly skin, and an angry frown with his bright yellow eyebrows. 51 more words


Want More Grouse? Watch the Thermometer Drop!

Cold, blustery days in early winter are not the best days to go grouse hunting. Neither are, humid, September days. Essentially, the best time to go grouse hunting is when you can. 1,569 more words

Wawang Lake Resort

All Ruffed Up

On the heels of my recent Grouse finding success when hiking solo while my dog was at the kennel to give my wife a period of adjustment with our newborn son, I once again ventured out after intently studying the topography and canopy via Google Earth and similar satellite imagery. 321 more words

The Royal Flush

My wife and I recently welcomed our first child, a healthy boy named Luke into the world. While on parental leave and watching the dog while Mrs. 508 more words

Grouse Grouse Grouse

I’m grousing because I’m so bad at identifying birds.  But I think this is a grouse of some sort.  Big bird – look at those feet.  14 more words


Our First Food Review: The Uppity Ferret

In our village there are two pubs; The Uppity Ferret which is a really scrummy gastropub, and the one ‘we locals’  frequent, The Old Rat. Quite amusing really, the rodent theme in food establishments, that is if a ferret is a rodent; not sure really. 675 more words