Gap in service

This blog is going to have a break to get some work done to it. At the moment it does not look how it should look, it has lost some of the functionality it should have and it lacks an accessible privacy policy. For all those reasons, and because this is an opportunity to get…

Hmmm – that’s odd

If you are reading this blog on your phone, then you may not have any problems, I don’t on my phone. And maybe all looks good to you on your PC or tablet – but it doesn’t on mine! The ‘theme’ (the blog template) I’ve always used here with the nice blue colour has just…

Blog

Sorry, there is no blog here this morning. My connection to the blog server didn’t work throughout most of yesterday and then I was out in the evening and out of the house fairly early this morning. Normal service will resume as soon as possible. Apologies to anyone else who couldn’t read this blog yesterday…

Tim Melling – Wilson’s Petrel

Tim writes: this Wilson’s Petrel has rather spoilt its perfect reflection by dipping its feet into the water, but you can see the diagnostic yellow webs between its toes which identifies it from all other storm petrels.  It is thought that they attract prey by dipping their yellow webs in the water.  They feed on…

Monday book review – The Blue Hare by Hugh Webster

Reviewed by Ian Carter This book is aimed, I imagine, primarily at older children, perhaps in their early teens or a little younger for more advanced readers. That being so, when asked to read it I thought I’d have a look at a chapter or two to get a flavour of the writing and write…