Tag Archive: Children

An ingenious blackbird learns to feed his (second) brood

The blackbirds in our garden have managed quite a coup this year – raising two broods in one season. Or as we like to say, double trouble. These baby birds are boisterous, noisy,… Continue reading

Taking time out for my Dad

I’m really sorry that I’ve been away for so long and I haven’t blogged in the last few weeks. I fully intended to, but I’ve been busy taking care of my Dad. Looking… Continue reading

Portrait of a Baby Great Tit

We have some more baby birds in our garden, and this time it’s the great tit family who are introducing their new brood to our bird feeding area. The babies are wonderfully fluffy… Continue reading

A child minding dilemma

Originally posted on John Knifton:
(An extract from my old birdwatching diary “Crippling Views”) Saturday, June 11, 1988 I walk back home from the local newsagents, my eyes peeled as always for the odd…

A mermaid

I painted a demo model of a new mermaid product that arrived at the ceramics studio I work in, and I’m super pleased with how it turned out. I’m not artistically inclined, so… Continue reading

Otterly Adorable

Check out this super cute video of an otter at San Diego zoo playing with a toddler – guaranteed to make you smile! 😀

The stiff upper lip lives on

Here’s the video that has swept the nation – a little girl telling her two-year old brother to toughen up a bit.

A Personal Post on the Bomber Command Memorial

Thursday was an important day for me and thousands of others who either served in, or have relatives who served in, the Royal Air Force’s Bomber Command. When I was a child, my… Continue reading