Tag: bird

Oh come on, it’s almost as if they were named for the sole purpose of creating mirth and uncontrollable bouts of the giggles. Why oh why are they called TITS? The derivation would suggest it comes from some old meaning of ‘tit’ that means small, or perhaps similar to ‘tip for tap’ (tit for tat). Anyway, here in Sussex, we have lots of tits. Every year we seem to have more, probably because they tell tales of our house during…

There are lots of pretty photos in this entry. Feel free to scroll down to them if you don’t feel like reading. They’re not my photos though — but you get lots of those next week! For the rest of the week you’ll likely get more highly interesting (or perhaps boring) posts on the Faroe Islands. If you didn’t know, or you’ve only just discovered the delightfully British realm of my blog, I’m going on holiday on the 13th July…

If you are in any way squeamish at the sight of meat or blood, or you’re a militant vegetarian/Greenpeace member, you probably want to skip this entry. Just scroll on down really quickly past the nasty pictures. If you like, there’s some photos of me making an ass of myself yesterday — but if you’ve already seen those, um… go buy a photo of mine? Anyway, all links in this entry, apart from one, are ‘safe’. I’m not going to…

This weekend was certainly an education when it came to insects and plants. Who would’ve thought that taking a photo of a moth would’ve doubled or tripled my knowledge of the animal kingdom? Hot on the back of the HAWK MOTH, I now have some photos of peacocks. Originally, I thought I had some peahens too, but as it turned out: it was just an albino peacock. How about that. Where did I find peacocks? Roaming around the garden of…