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Snipe sensation

Strange couple of hours birding today… when we went out to post a letter. Having deposited the large letter in the post office box we were tempted out further by the sunshine and blue skies. It hovered around zero degrees … Continue reading

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Then was our winter of discontent…

When I were a lad… well in the winter of 1962-1963 anyway we had harder winters than we do now, and they also lasted longer. Currently, we have snow on the ground likely to last a week and it’s a … Continue reading

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My icicle has icicles!

My small corner of the UK is not used to snow and ice. In two decades here, most years have few frosts and no snow. But to have snow that persists for a week because the temperature doesn’t rise enough … Continue reading

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Nothing much about (cont…)

…Despite the lovely sunny day birds were few and far between. We drove down the tracks to the fishing lakes where we have seen some good farmland birds but we only connected with one flock feeding in stubble. They were … Continue reading

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Nothing much about…

A day long break in the weather was too rare to waste… so we went for our ‘permitted’ exercise to the outer limits of our ‘locality’.  Reculver is officially part of Thanet, which is sort of ironic as the original … Continue reading

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Nostalgia 1

I recently started using my photos as a screen saver… randomly selected phots appear on the screen when it’s in standby mode. An awful lot of rubbish pictures appear, but even the worst evoke a memory or two. Somehow makes … Continue reading

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Another day of depressing sameness…

I haven’t much to say, so why am I saying it? Probably, because my feelings are probably shared by millions of ordinary people who are not clinically depressed but are getting fed up with the tedium of not being able … Continue reading

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After Effects

A number of my friends waiting for their vaccinations have asked me what the ‘side effects’ are like. It happens that I know a couple of people who have had their too so here is a summary. Pfizer jab… Maggie … Continue reading

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Jab Day

I guess yesterday was momentous… we received our first covid vaccination. In our case it was the Pfizer one.  At least it prompted me out of my lethargy and into blogging mode again. The process was interesting and surprisingly efficient. … Continue reading

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What a difference a day makes…

We rarely get snow… most years none, some years a day or two which quickly disappears. Here is our first of the winter, albeit very wet snow that later turned to rain. As they say… what a difference a day … Continue reading

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