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Common bullfinch….

Pyrrhula pyrrhula Wow, just seen some of these guys in the garden. Two females and a brightly coloured male. Unfortunately I didn’t get the camera as I didn’t want to miss actually watching them! William seems to have inherited my … Continue reading

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Life in Norway….

Stark contrast That’s what it is.  Don’t worry, I’m not going to bore you with “when I lived in Africa” again (yet!) but something happened today that really brought home the inequalities in this world. And, yet again it is … Continue reading

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Space is for sharing

I think that in the UK we take our space for granted. We know where our boundaries are (mostly) and take a rigid view on any trespass at all, no matter how slight. Park across your neighbours driveway, (even if … Continue reading

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Enough Blondes Already…..

Only kidding! However, Norway is living up to its reputation of the land of the “tall, blond haired, blue eyed beautiful people”, as my neighbour Mirjam (over there) proves. Sadly, only kidding again! I have never felt so short in … Continue reading

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An Englishman in Norway

I always know that I am in a new country when I see birds that I cannot immediately identify! Hence the unfamiliar visit from a woodpecker to the seed ball in our new temporary garden. The weather here is stunningly … Continue reading

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