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The Birds

Yes, capitalized on purpose, because it is supposed to call to mind Hitchcock’s The Birds.  Maybe you will understand when you look at this: I know they don’t look like much in this picture, but there were anywhere from 30-50 starlings repeatedly landing in the garden.  That was bad enough, but if you look closely … Continue reading

Did I Just See What I Think I Saw?

Moaning about the Weather The weather is and has been what anyone in the UK would call ‘pants.’  Not just for the last day or even the last week.  More like the last two weeks with no end in sight.  It’s not just the rain, but the cold, winter cold.  We have had heating on, fires … Continue reading

The Little Birds Nursery School, or, Heaven Shrill with Song

Nunc viridant segetes, nunc floret germine campi, nunc turgent vites, est nunc pulcherrimus annus, nunc pictae volucres permulcent ethera cantu, nunc mare, nunc tellus, nunc celi sidera rident. Sedulius Scottus And now for something completely different….from the last post:  A baby count as of the end of July (forgive me, a bit behind so this … Continue reading

‘That Same Old Tail Twirling’ or Is That a Menage a Trois in My Garden? (2)

Ah, the Dunnock, Responsible for the Awakening to Promiscuity in the Scientific Community (She says that like it’s a bad thing:  no really I am aware of the erroneous implication here and I am sticking by it!) It appears we may have some threesomes in our little biosphere. In a previous post, I talked about … Continue reading

My Latin Notebook

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