It is entirely possible to tame wild birds, but relatively few have actually been domesticated. We’ve been feeding wild birds with seed over the winter, and protecting House Martin nests for just over a year now at Sheepskin Towers. The results have gone further than we’d hoped. We’re starting to tame wild birds that visit the … Read more Taming Wild Birds – Can You Tame Wild Birds?
I’m a procrastinator and I think it means I get more done. I’ll often go to great lengths to avoid doing something. If I need to clean the house I’ll write loads. If I need to write a blog post I’ll do all the hoovering instead and the house will be tidy. In the end … Read more Is procrastination bad for you?
Isn’t technology wonderful? When I see the sun reflecting off the solar panels on the International Space Station as it orbits overhead, being followed some distance behind by the dimmer reflection of a supply ship, I think ‘isn’t technology wonderful’? But when I discover that emails from our own website have been added to the … Read more Isn’t Technology wonderful/terrible?
We love these examples of birds behaving badly. Whilst it must be horrible to be attacked by seagulls one has to admire mischievous birds. Of course in the UK our feathered fiends are saintly compared to Australian standards. It all started in 1932 when reports of large numbers of emus damaging crops began to escalate. … Read more Birds Behaving Badly – drink, drugs, violence, crime and arson.