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  Topic: blackberries
sgt.colon

Replies: 61
Views: 247847
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 23 12:01 pm   Subject: blackberries
Blackberries are just starting to ripen up this way. It will be interesting to see what sort of harvest there will be this year.
  Topic: bear with me
sgt.colon

Replies: 2
Views: 1665
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Fri Aug 04, 23 11:21 am   Subject: bear with me
I'm with MR, it does look very human when it is stood up.

Amazing the power of a viral video and the impact it has had on visitor numbers.

Nice read on Wojtek too.
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 2693
Views: 2771085
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 23 9:13 am   Subject: Wildlife
Would the robins have anymore chicks this year or is it just one shot per year they have at it?
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 2693
Views: 2771085
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jul 05, 23 8:26 am   Subject: Wildlife
Had this on our front room window yesterday. It stayed around for quite a while until the heavy rain made it move on.


https://www.downsizer.net/gallery/31239/20230704_183133.jpg
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 2693
Views: 2771085
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 23 11:26 am   Subject: Wildlife
We lost Genevieve a few weeks ago. I found her dead in the shed but we have a new inhabitant now, Amelie, the same kind of mouse.

After seeing none after last years heatwave we now have lots of bla ...
  Topic: that looks sore puppy
sgt.colon

Replies: 6
Views: 3282
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 23 11:25 am   Subject: that looks sore puppy
Glad to hear she is doing well. It did sound like something very nasty. Not like you can rest that part of the body is it?
  Topic: or maybe best knot
sgt.colon

Replies: 10
Views: 15852
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 23 11:20 am   Subject: or maybe best knot
Thanks for the DPack. It wasn't something I thought I'd try but I'm always interested in finding new things that you might be able to eat.
  Topic: good fences etc
sgt.colon

Replies: 2
Views: 2232
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 23 10:27 am   Subject: good fences etc
Well they are water buffalo.
  Topic: that looks sore puppy
sgt.colon

Replies: 6
Views: 3282
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 23 10:26 am   Subject: that looks sore puppy
How is the doggie doing DPack?
  Topic: sniffer dogs like trees
sgt.colon

Replies: 3
Views: 22141
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 23 9:57 am   Subject: sniffer dogs like trees
There has been stories before of dogs smelling cancer in their owners. What great animals they are.
  Topic: or maybe best knot
sgt.colon

Replies: 10
Views: 15852
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 23 9:56 am   Subject: or maybe best knot
I was at an allotment committee meeting last night and one of the people there said that you could eat every part of the knotweed plant, as well as the Himalayan balsam plant. Is this true, do you guy ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
sgt.colon

Replies: 723
Views: 207968
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jan 17, 23 9:24 am   Subject: Long range EVs
If you want fewer cars on the road, improve public transport.

Well if I remember rightly, Labour increased taxes on petrol and diesel back in the 00's to improve public transport. Another fail may ...
  Topic: Long range EVs
sgt.colon

Replies: 723
Views: 207968
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Jan 16, 23 1:20 pm   Subject: Long range EVs
If you want fewer cars on the road, improve public transport.

Well if I remember rightly, Labour increased taxes on petrol and diesel back in the 00's to improve public transport. Another fail may ...
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 2693
Views: 2771085
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jan 16, 23 10:23 am   Subject: Wildlife
One of our robins has learnt to sit on one of the perches on the feeder. Another one keeps trying but just cannot seem to grasp it. Unless it's the same robin but just don't get it right all the time.
  Topic: Wildlife
sgt.colon

Replies: 2693
Views: 2771085
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jan 04, 23 11:12 am   Subject: Wildlife
I only heard about Thor on the news last night. He looked quite chilled.

Mrs C was very excited when I told her he'd first appeared down in Calshot.
 
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