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Scotland - Thursday: Mallaig


Welcome to the next post in my series about my holiday in Scotland. This post covers the hour and a half at Mallaig that… 110 more words


Wagtail Weir

… Nulle lux sine tenebris…

I had just emerged from an old river tunnel when a shiny object shot past me, missing my nose by about three inches. 1,257 more words

Winter… Spring… Change…

By normal standards, my morning walk to work isn’t that long – 15 minutes at most with a dreary route that takes me walking along busy thoroughfares and through imposing city blocks, except for a little stretch of green lawns at somepoint.  272 more words


The Happiness of the Humdrum

After a few days filled with grandchildren, gifts, food and drink, festive TV [ I particularly loved the programme about the new London Lego store ] ( 475 more words


Scanning the neighborhood

The Forest Wagtail (Scientific name: Dendronanthus indicus)is a distinctive wagtail the only one placed in the genus Dendronanthus (all other wagtails are placed in Motacilla…Apart from its unusual plumage pattern and habitat, the forest wagtail differs from its Motacilla relatives in its strange habit of swaying its tail from side to side, not wagging it up and down like other wagtails. 6 more words


In black and white

The White-browed Wagtail or Large Pied Wagtail is a medium-sized bird and is the largest member of the wagtail family. Clicked near Thriparuppu Waterfalls in Aug/2016.