We treated ourselves to a Lidl Spanish Serrano Jamon for Christmas. I had always wanted one! The day came and I carved a thin slice. It was disgusting. So the Red Kites, Magpies, Crows & Jackdaws had an early Christmas present. … Continue reading →
We had John and Carol Curd over for dinner. Main course served was the pan fried marinaded salmon on a bed of green beans. Many bottles of wine consumed on this hot evening.
Picture of a Starling chick being fed in an old, disused Rayburn solid fuel cooker which a pair of Starlings were using as a nest. This was the second time Starlings have done this, the previous time being two years ago. I … Continue reading →
Summer is over, though the last few weeks have been sunny and hot. Why do I declare summer over? The bird feeders have been erected, 50 kilos of sunflower hearts, 25 kilos of peanuts and 25 kilos of Niger seed … Continue reading →
Some pictures from Christmas. First there was the evening party around Kingswood with the progressive supper, starting at Lin and Laurie, progressing to Julie and Ian, and finishing at Karin and Duncan. Christmas was a family day at home.