The P Word

Letters pages rock. Mr Angry in full cry. Or Ms Angry in the case of Carolyn Anderson in this winter’s Wildlife Trust magazine. She writes that advertising for flying holidays “is an insult to the intelligence and principles of your readership.” Hey, count me out, Cazza. (I can call you Cazza, can’t I?) I’d love […]

Local Patch Buntings Cling On

Reed buntings, to be precise. And no further than 100 yards from my gaff, in the narrow strip of saplings that leads onto Portbury Wharf. Two individuals, male and female, were there a couple of days ago, and again this morning. With breeding very much on birds’ minds now, this pair may be prospecting nest […]