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Magpie - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

All for joy

“One’s for sorrow, two’s for joy…”, says the old rhyme, ‘Magpie’. I don’t agree. Magpies, however many in number, are all for …

Robin - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

The river walk

Here are a few familiar faces from my social distancing walk. This Mute Swan is one of the aggressive pair which have …

Magpie - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

One’s for sorrow

There’s a Magpie on a roof on the industrial estate nearby. It’s been busy tearing the moss off it. I’m not sure …

Magpie - Crime Lake - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Pica pica

Magpies are handsome birds. I keep reading about how intelligent they are. Intelligence is one of those factors which is so difficult …

Jay - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Monkey nuts

Walking through The Regent’s Park I notice a woman with her hands deep in a bag. She brings out a handful of …

Magpie - The Hall of Einar - photograph (c) David Bailey (not the)

Magpies are to blame

There’s a pair of Magpies in the tree by the lake in the park. They are noisy and busy, attracting attention from …