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Hi everyone :)

Posted by on 31 January, 2020 at 11:15 Comments comments (165)
I just wanted to say Hello and introduce you to my blogs. Im new to this [odd layout, no paragraphs!] stuff so please be patient. I gather this is my space to write over my thoughts and/or knowledge? To share them with you? I'm an understanding person who, although having my own personal views, try not to impose too much (or anything) on others or be disrespectful of other's ways, views or emotions. Naturally, I will never please everyone all the time, but I will try to remain impartial. I'm ... Read Full Post »

The importance of Chimney Cowls

Posted by on 31 January, 2020 at 10:50 Comments comments (5)
BIRDS and CHIMNEYS. Why a chimney cowl could save more than the lives of birds. Many species of bird like chimneys. In the winter time or on colder days, the birds enjoy the warmth they supply as households stoke up a log fire or turn on their gas fire. Gathering on the rooftop or perching on the chimney brim. Birds also like the perfect sized, ready made support structure...perfect to build a nest all other birds would be jealous of. The chimney area is teaming with warmth loving beetles... Read Full Post »

Nesting. Nelping or Hurting?

Posted by on 31 January, 2020 at 10:40 Comments comments (0)
NESTING... HELPING OR HURTING? Many people are not aware of the dangers associated with one's supposed good deed of leaving out materials to help nesting birds. Cut hair, cut fabrics, string, soft knitting wools and tumble dryer lint are believed by many to be good nesting material sources for birds. People are proud to have helped nature... Sadly, this is one of the largest causes of something typically known as 'string foot' :-( Thin threads (twine, string, cotton and hair) can get wra... Read Full Post »