Archive for March 18, 2013

Sir Nigel Gresley

Posted: March 18, 2013 in Trains

Picture of A4 Sir Nigel Gresley in Action

Clan line in Action

Posted: March 18, 2013 in Trains

Picture of Clan Line near Bath last weekend

Its been raining all day here in London so bird activity in the garden not really high. Did have a party of 4 Goldfinches at one point during the morning which was the highest count here this year.

Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) 5
Common Pigeon [sp] (Columba livia) 8
Common Wood Pigeon [sp] (Columba palumbus) 4
Eurasian Jay [sp] (Garrulus glandarius) 1
Eurasian Magpie [sp] (Pica pica) 1
Carrion Crow [sp] (Corvus corone) 1
Eurasian Blue Tit [sp] (Cyanistes caeruleus) 4
Common Blackbird [sp] (Turdus merula) 1
European Goldfinch [sp] (Carduelis carduelis) 4

Pompeii comes to London

Posted: March 18, 2013 in History, Roman History

More information on the forthcoming Pompeii and Herculaneum exhibition at the British Museum

Just been onto webcam and there are now three eggs which the female bird is desperately trying to keep dry and warm as it is pouring down with rain in London today