The return of an old friend

Not long after moving to Barwick, 15 odd years ago, we discovered we had a tit visiting the garden that we hadn’t seen before. After many months of watching and photographing and with a little help from visitors to this blog, we finally decided on it’s identity – a Marsh…

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A good substitute for football

For almost 3/4 of the year my Saturday mornings are taken up by coaching and managing an U12s girls football team. They are a great bunch and exceptionally talented, having won the Cambridgeshire League and Cup double last season. However, due to the weather this winter we have up to…

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The RSPB Big Garden Bird Watch – Jan 2010

I’ve blogged my results for this year’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch so I know where they are for comparison next! I can’t find my results from last year, but this year it felt the numbers and variety of sightings were a little lower. Living in a rural location with regularly…

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Marsh Tit or Willow?

I received a ‘tweet’ the other day from a fellow ‘twitterer’ @katesparkle saying I am pretty sure I had a marsh tit in the garden yesterday. Is that unusual? The recent cold weather has understandably driven many birds to our gardens in search of food. On the net and in…

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