Monthly Archives: May 2007

Corncrakes

You either love Springwatch or hate it. I happen to enjoy the banter amongst the presenters as well as seeing the wildlife itself. The reports from Islay are especially fascinating as they chase the elusive corncrakes. It tends to be … Continue reading

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Weight loss update

Went to slimming club yesterday. Good value in that I gained my one stone off award; mainly due to the encouragement of the leader who persuaded me to doff shoes and jumper for the weigh-in! Every little helps.

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Not for the squeamish

The regular worming tablets have been duly given to the dog and the cat. Especially needed for the latter as he is a prodigious hunter. This is always a traumatic time for me, and not just because of the need … Continue reading

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Beats a merlin

Yes – a woodpecker beats a merlin. And it was eating fat and mealworms, not small birds. Picture coming soon to the blog of Him Behind the Wheel.

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Good advice

He who would do good must do it by minute particulars. William Blake

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Eve

Thinking about removals: was Eve the orignial homemaker or was she a homewrecker?¬† You can be sure that everything is always the woman’s fault anyway.

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Moving Day

No – it is not our moving day. Thankfully, we expect to be based at Dalamory for the rest of our natural lives…….. Don’t worry, that is a happy thought. We are helping with the offloading end of friends. My … Continue reading

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Low flying merlin

The merlin has been very much in evidence over the last couple of days. It swoops low all round the house scattering the little birds¬†from the feeders. Grrrrrrr….. Still, I suppose it has fluffly babies to feed.

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Start your day with a smile

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Faith and Finance

Usually, I dispense with my Chartered Insurance Institute magazine rather abruptly. However, this month I was intrigued by the leader Faith and Finance. It seems that in the twenty years since I have left the corporate world of insurance, there … Continue reading

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