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The big move, part 2

A couple of weeks hard work getting a new kitchen sorted for Ian’s mum – although most of the hard work was on Ian’s part. As mum is 88 we didn’t think it would be a good idea for her to cope with all the dirt, noise and dust at her house while the kitchen […]

National Moth Night

We didn’t hold out much hope for a bumper moth night as we had already had the trap out twice this week – on the 9th and 11th May and had caught precisely nothing. Although it had been warm during the daytime the temperature was due to fall as low as 3′C during the night. […]

Birdlife Malta

Well folks, i think we all know about the carnage that happens in Malta during the Spring and Autumn hunting seasons. For many years i’ve tried to discourage friends from holidaying there, passing on to them my reasons for boycotting the place. The Times of Malta is currently running an online poll to vote as […]

Still WAY below zero

Just received this incredible photo from Heidi who run the Bird Observatory at Delta Marsh in Manitoba where we will be in less than one months time. It was taken just a couple of days ago and shows her on the snow in front of the barn where all the bikes and other station equipment […]

Begging Bowl

Well here i am folks with my begging bowl out. Its all in a good cause though, my daughter Sara will be running the Race for Life on the 12th July 2009 to raise money for the charity Cancer Research – a good cause, i don’t think there can be anyone who doesn’t know someone […]