March 2009 Blog Posts (4)

Us and them

I have come to this site because of the well reasoned and unhectoring signs, posted around the park, they are good clear and I hope will cretae the desired effect.... well done..

But I'm drawn to write ( however badly ) because the widening gap between the youth and those who may on the surface be past it, is getting dangerous. I want to raise a rallying call for communication between the generations, for too long this us and themness has been growing, I won't blithly say once we… Continue

Added by andrew stott on March 30, 2009 at 9:19 — 3 Comments

Dawn chorus

Anyone up for an early visit to the park if we can persuade Des to get up at dawn?

Added by David Cemlyn on March 19, 2009 at 17:38 — 2 Comments

Fund rasing for the memorial

The extensive publicity about the plans for a memorial to the crew and local people has bought offers of donations. I have asked Simon to put a tab on the home page but meanwhile here are the details. Donations should be sent to John Mayne, Treasurer, Friends of St. Andrews Park 23 Windsor Road Bristol BS6 5BW. Cheques should be made payable to Friends of St. Andrews Park and will be ring fenced for the memorial.

John Clarke is doing sterling work raising the profile of our… Continue

Added by David Cemlyn on March 19, 2009 at 17:36 — 3 Comments

Bird walk 15th March

A record number of people turned up for today's bird walk on a gorgeous sunny morning. We were rewarded with a real rarity - a Ring-necked Parakeet! This species has a stronghold in the London area but has been threatening to move west and there have been increasing numbers of records in our area in the last few years. Also we heard a Blackcap in full song and another surprise was a Buzzard drifting overhead.

Full list of birds seen and/or heard as follows:

Ring-necked… Continue

Added by Des Bowring on March 15, 2009 at 19:24 — 3 Comments

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