An Animal Diary Archive

  • He is on a train to London when he reads, as part of his research, about four magpies who gather around a fifth who has been hit and killed by […] 0

    Grieving for Magpies

    He is on a train to London when he reads, as part of his research, about four magpies who gather around a fifth who has been hit and killed by […]

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  • Watching the gulls come home is one of my favourite monents of the day. The Wearmouth Bridge, built in 1929 but with a history in different forms back to 1796, […] 0

    Gulls coming home

    Watching the gulls come home is one of my favourite monents of the day. The Wearmouth Bridge, built in 1929 but with a history in different forms back to 1796, […]

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  • I run through Jesmond Dene a few times each week when running regularly. It is a long, thin and deep-delved park with the Ouseburn river running through it, a manicured […] 0

    Fallen Tree

    I run through Jesmond Dene a few times each week when running regularly. It is a long, thin and deep-delved park with the Ouseburn river running through it, a manicured […]

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  • We stopped in at Fountains Abbey on the way to Guiseley and a friend’s 30th birthday. The Abbey is a stupendous Cistercian ruin that dates back to 1132 and was […] 0

    The Pheasants of Fountains Abbey

    We stopped in at Fountains Abbey on the way to Guiseley and a friend’s 30th birthday. The Abbey is a stupendous Cistercian ruin that dates back to 1132 and was […]

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  • We went out to Whitley Bay to buy an overlocker from the famous sewing centre, Britain’s largest retailer of sewing machines, it seems. Afterwards we would go for a walk […] 0

    The Whitley Bay Tree

    We went out to Whitley Bay to buy an overlocker from the famous sewing centre, Britain’s largest retailer of sewing machines, it seems. Afterwards we would go for a walk […]

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  • My running partner saw the pigeon first. It was flapping a broken wing to try and right itself, stuck inside an open front gate of a house on the road […] 4

    The Pigeon

    My running partner saw the pigeon first. It was flapping a broken wing to try and right itself, stuck inside an open front gate of a house on the road […]

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