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Tourettes Syndrome - explained

If I said to someone “what’s Tourette’s?” six times out of ten they would generally reply with “Isn’t it were you swear all the time?”  The thing is… there is no where near enough awareness of Tourette’s Syndrome in the world.  328 more words


Watching a Caterpillar

I didn’t watch it all the time.  I only watched it from time to time, while I was reading.  They were forest tent caterpillars.  I saw them climbing up the wall of my neighbor’s garage, out the window.  287 more words

The Peregrine : the Fastest Creature in Victorian Nottinghamshire (2)

Last time I was talking about Joseph Whitaker and the many times he saw Peregrines in Nottinghamshire. Here is the great man:

He isn’t the only overweight old bloke with excess facial hair to have seen Peregrines in action, though. 381 more words


Facebook & BFS

It was over a girl.  There I said it.  That is the honest truth.  I quit the Facebook BFS support groups and Facebook altogether, over a girl. 405 more words


What The Fuck Is Benign Fasciculation Syndrome?

Before you Google benign fasciculation syndrome, please, allow to me to briefly describe the benign fasciculation process.

It goes a little something like this, one day your finger begins to twitch (fasciculate) ever so slightly. 210 more words


Here's why I, personally, watch birds

My attention was recently drawn to an interesting article authored for The Conversation by the esteemed and eloquent Dr Robert Lambert. Centred on the logic behind birding (or twitching, if you prefer), I found the piece highly interesting, both as a birder who spends a great deal of his time observing our feathered friends and as an individual intrigued by birdwatching culture. 890 more words


The Pallid Harrier and Short-eared Owl

Name: Pallid Harrier and Short-eared Owl

Place: Forest of Bowland

Date: 6th May 2017

Time: 5.00pm

Weather: Cloudy and chilly

Hearing that a pallid harrier had been spotted at the Forest of Bowland, we took an hour drive there followed by a very long, hilly walk. 91 more words