Friday, 16 March 2018

Post Brexit Fish no. 2: Mackerel

This one's for there a subliminal message printed on their backs??

Thursday, 15 March 2018

Post Brexit Fish no 1: Dab

The Marine Conservation Society urges post Brexit switch to fish from UK waters.
 Number 1 is the gorgeous North Sea Dab (sorry vegans)

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Stephen Hawking Tribute

With thanks to Caroline Page and apologies to The Clangers. Farewell to the inspiring Stephen Hawking, who died on Einstein's birthday.......

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

The New Tufty Club

According to today's Guardian, scientists think the return of the pine marten  could help save the red squirrel, reduced in numbers by the invasive grey squirrel.......

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Ugly Bug Ball #Bugstoo

RHS Top 10 Ugly Pests....or beautiful examples of the rich ecosystem?

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Hokum @ Hall Bower Defibrillator Benefit Gig

Thank you to Hall Bower Athletic Club for a fantastic evening....and to our brilliant Gig Artists 
Alf, Becky & Co aged 9-11 years, great work!

Friday, 2 March 2018

Eyam Flea Dusting

"A Derbyshire Almanac" by Paul Sullivan lists some old customs in the village of Eyam. Children pulled the stamens from daffodils and pretended to churn butter in the flower's trumpet...and wives dutifully swept their steps ("the dusting of the fleas") believing "if you kill a flea in March you kill a hundred". This being the village where Plague struck in 1666, courtesy of fleas.....