Oh the horror, Twitter was down for over an hour this morning. I sat and watched the birds in the garden. It’s a beautiful sunny and frosty winter morning. Plenty of birds in the garden looking for something to eat. So I filled up the bird feeder and eventually we had some traffic. https://www.flickr.com/photos/cartmelveteran/24452510606/ This […]
Deadly goings on in our garden this morning as a Sparrowhawk captures a small bird. The prey was still very much alive at this point and screeching. The reason the hawk was standing like that was to defend itself as all the birds in the garden were dive bombing it in little squadrons to try […]
Today I visited the Fleet Air Arm Museum at RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset. I’ve actually been there before when our children were younger – and was somewhat rushed through my impatient toddlers. But I got to take my time today and had a good look at some of the fantastic historic airframes on show.
There’s a very interesting article about media attitudes to science over at The Guardian Online today. While regular readers of the blog will know I have very little time for religious groups who attack science I hadn’t given much thought to the way the mainstream media uses scientific research. But just look at the whole […]