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Wed 11-Sep-13
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seth
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Toby billeting , Stripey excavating , Ruffers removing .

Seed catalogues are responsible for more unfulfilled fantasies than the web and playboy combined . (after Michael Perry)

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Not a clue - what you on about Seth? ponder

I'll try that again!

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I'm glad you asked TA......I didn't want to encourage him big_laughbig_laugh

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

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Not just me then...roll_eyes

I'll try that again!

Thu 12-Sep-13
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wave Education time=

Toby aka charlie , charles edward , reynard = fox 

Billet aka lots of rude words is poo !

Stripey aka brock = badger

Excavating self explanatory.

Ruffer = poor schooling ; Afur Apple ,Bfur Ball ,Cfur Cat ,............... Ruffer RAT. See Miss Danast for extra lessons !

Ruffers are removing from the grain fields to the farm buildings .

Now evryone du no .

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Seed catalogues are responsible for more unfulfilled fantasies than the web and playboy combined . (after Michael Perry)

Thu 12-Sep-13
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I'm awfully glad I asked! big_laugh

I'll try that again!

Sun 29-Sep-13
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Whilst driving today I saw a huge bird of prey sitting on the side of the road atop something dead,  just flashed  by but both SWMBO and I thought it looked like an eagle - it was too big and bulky for a red kite. Now the likelihood of an eagle in bucks is pretty low  but  we would really like to have an idea what this big mean looking bird was.

Mon 30-Sep-13
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Perhaps Vic, you may recognise the bird from one of these?

I suppose it could be a buzzard - or maybe something a bit more rare ..?

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

"You don't spell it, you feel it" (Pooh).

 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

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Most likely to be Buzzard if it wasn't a Red Kite.

I'll try that again!

Mon 30-Sep-13
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Thanks for the links - I think it was most likely a buzzard,  as we flashed by we just got an impression of it being very big

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We have a bird seed feeder just outside the back door, so we can look through the top half and see birds feeding- today, just as I was about to go outside I saw that there were 6 sparrows on the feeder, each of the perches was in use, and there were more queing up and vying for places. Also on the ground below there were probably the same number looking for seeds the others had dislodged- it is so rare these days to see so many sparrows in one place, so I just stopped and watched for a while. After a few minutes of frenzied feeding, they all flew off.

 Are we having fun yet? I am!

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Were they Tree Sparrows or House Sparrows?

I'll try that again!

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Tree sparrows.

 Are we having fun yet? I am!

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Fab - we haven't had sparrows in this part of the world for a long time.

Now, in France, a different story - I think perhaps the UK sparrows must have flown off to warmer climes big_laugh . Once they get to know that we're feeding them, we have as many as 30+ around the mulberry tree (lovely shape for them to sit in and wait for the food, and to hang the fat balls!)

"How do you spell 'Love'?" (Piglet). 

"You don't spell it, you feel it" (Pooh).

 'A hug,' said Pooh 'is always the right size!' 

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What luck Martin, I haven't seen any for years.  Val you are lucky too.

I'll try that again!

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