The Starling (Sturnus vulgaris) is a bird that is often overlooked as it chatters away on TV aerials and rooftops. I thought they would be common as muck right? Turns out I was wrong. The Starling is currently on the 'Red List' in the UK, which means that their numbers are a cause of concern. [...]
Tag: UK Nature
Easy Nature Crafts – Number 2 – Make your own Ice Lantern!
Hello everyone! How are you doing? And how are you doing really? As we continue to dance under the Covid cloud, I hope this will provide a little moment of distraction and escapism. It is literally a little light of hope. I first saw this when I was little. It was in a little Christmas [...]
Poetry Mondays – The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe.
The Raven. Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered, weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore— While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. “’Tis some visitor,” I muttered, “tapping at my chamber [...]
A New Season Begins…
Over the past few days, as Septembers goes on, I have definitely noticed a change in the air. The nights are drawing in and are getting cooler (the cold air is starting to catch the back of my throat). The world of Instagram has been transformed into squares of russet colours, chunky knitted knee high [...]