Monthly Archives: August 2015

Scottish Birds

The big Starting with the giants, we were buzzed by a magnificent grey heron at St Andrews: The stars — unfortunately fairly unapproachable — were of course the ospreys. Odin the Magnificent at Loch Garten, in his favourite camera tree: … Continue reading

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The Wallace

This week, The Wallace by Blind Harry, or Henry the Minstrel, was finally posted to Project Gutenberg. It took just under two years for it to work its way through the Distributed Proofreaders site, which is actually pretty good, given … Continue reading

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Colours of Bratislava

Orange, white and blue kingfishers: Red, blue, yellow and black Bee-eaters: Green frog (and snake): Black kite: Miss Black:

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A Treatise of Buggs

I had some light relief recently polishing off this little book at DP. In less than 50 pages, we get the strange but true* story of how the author discovered the secret of eliminating nitts from an ancient, but unnaturally … Continue reading

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