December 2021

Evening has fallenThe swans are singingThe last of Sundays bells is ringingThe wind in the trees is sighingAnd old england is dying Possibly the month I like least in any year, too much to do, not enough daylight to do it in, too many competing needs from too many people and too much darkness (metaphoricallyContinue reading “December 2021”

November 2021

November is not the month to put your feet up and relax, whilst the onset of darker nights makes it more difficult to squeeze in birding opportunities it’s most definitely worth making the effort. Newbiggin on a bright shiny Monday morning on the first day of a bright shiny new month found me full ofContinue reading “November 2021”

October 2021

It was easy to tell it was October as the grumbling of many birders became louder as days of west/south-west winds offered little quality (at least on the mainland). Despite the apparent poor state of affairs I’m not going to complain, I continue to do most of my birding within a few clicks of theContinue reading “October 2021”

August/September 2021

A period that saw my youngest start his sixth full season at the NUFC Academy and a post-covid resumption of full training schedule and games programme. Inevitably when combined with work and life birding once again became a little sporadic over the late summer/early Autumn. A short trip to Aberlady Bay with the kids earlyContinue reading “August/September 2021”