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Slavonian Grebe portraits

This beautiful bird, found yesterday by John Sherwood on the River Welland near Crowland, is not only one of the prettiest birds I have ever seen in the Peterborough area, but also the first breeding-plumage Slavonian Grebe I can remember seeing in Eng…

THE WEDNESDAY GLAMOUR 15!

Ava GardnerConstance BennettCarole LombardDorothy LamourIrene DunneIsabel JewellIda LupinoJoan BennettMaria MontezNorma ShearerRita HayworthRuth HusseySonja HenieHave a glamorous Wednesday!

Juvenile Goshawk at March Farmers

I was very lucky to see just my third Goshawk in the Peterborough area on Saturday, while scanning the massively flooded March Farmers, Cambs. I saw a female Marsh Harrier powering over the flooded washes seemingly in pursuit of something, accompanied…

THE MONDAY GLAMOUR 15!

Myrna LoyNorma ShearerSheila TerryTheda BaraToby WingAnn SheridanClara BowCarol Lynley in Harlow (1965)Carole LombardDorothy MackaillEleanor PowellGreta GarboGene TierneyJeanette MacDonaldLoretta Young on set of The Key to The City (1950)Have a gl…

End of March 2018

Last week in March, 2008, I was on 125 (inc 17 ‘elites’). Year total: 189 (my record total)Last week in March, 2009, I was on 131 (inc 22 ‘elites’). Year total: 187Last week in March, 2010, I was on 126 (inc 15 ‘elites’). Year total: 177Last week in Ma…

THE FRIDAY GLAMOUR 15!

Hedy LamarrJoan BennettJanet GaynorLana TurnerMerle OberonNorma ShearerOlivia de HavillandRosalind RussellAnita LouiseAnn SothernBrenda MarshallBarbara StanwyckConstance BennettCarol Lynley in Harlow (1965)Esther RalstonHave a glamorous Friday!

THE THURSDAY GLAMOUR 15!

Jean MuirJanet LeighLucille BallLuise RainerLana Turnerpublicity photo for The Prodigal (1955)Norma ShearerRita HayworthShelley WintersUna MerkelVirginia BruceAnne ShirleyBillie BurkeClara BowCarole LombardIsabel JewellHave a glamorous Thursday!