Tag Archives: Birds

Footsteps on the Dance Floor

Well, maybe not. But now I won’t be the only one with a 1980s song stuck in my head.

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A new visitor

As mentioned before, we don’t mind sharing our apples, and in the fall, we tend to be too lazy to harvest the ones on top of the tree make sure to leave some for our winter guests. They remain largely … Continue reading

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A girl can dream

In response to the infamous selfie, the Guardian has set up a site for the (obviously much more interesting) shelfie. Consequently, I’ve been spending more time than I’d care to admit drooling over other people’s bookshelves. It’s also reassuring to … Continue reading

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Guests at the table

Last year I wrote about my efforts to help a jay through the winter by feeding him peanuts. I’m happy to report that they were successful — not only did the jay come back this winter, he also brought two … Continue reading

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Birdwatching

Our neighbour has gone on a trip for a few days and so I’m stuck with caring for her bird. It’s not that I mind the actual caring part or the bird, it’s just that the bird is not a … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Blue

Good reason to feel blue: Let’s face it — no fish will ever show. (Question to the bird experts: Are these egrets?)

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Yellowbutts in the beantrees

One thing about being on vacation in a place where there is no (affordable) Internet is that you can’t look things up. Don’t know what something is called? Well, tough… And so this last vacation will always be the one … Continue reading

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