Monthly Archives: July 2016

Beginning of the end

Last weekend we made our usual stork visit, expecting to find that another one or two of the chicks had started flying. It was a bit of a shock to come across this: After a wander round, we were about … Continue reading

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Reasons to be cheerful, part 3: storks

Our local storks, having started their breeding early, are now at a pretty advanced stage. The four chicks are almost fully grown, despite a diet which seems to have been heavy on vegetation rather than juicy frog and rodent. I … Continue reading

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Reading List 5

52 books finished in the last six months (though the number is inflated slightly by the small, if well-formed, Wildeana). Literature Girl Meets Boy — Ali Smith Between the Assassinations — Aravind Adiga Last Man in Tower — Aravind Adiga … Continue reading

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