Tag Archives: turtle doves

27.4.40

Rain during last night, fine & fairly warm during the morning, some showers this evening. Wild plum tree has plenty of blossom on it. Saw large flock, about 100, of what appeared to be turtle doves, sitting on telephone wires. … Continue reading

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6.6.39.

Too hot to do much in the garden. Earthed up early potatoes. We are changing the hens on to Full-o-Pep, which is somewhat cheaper than Clarke’s laying mash. Also getting corn etc. by the cwt., which effects a small saving. … Continue reading

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20.10.38

The two turtle doves after about 2 days plucked up the courage to leave their house, flew off & presently disappeared. The Arabs said that they would not return. However, they come every day for corn, & sleep in the … Continue reading

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September 25, 1938

Yesterday morning blowy & overcast, then some fairly heavy showers of rain. Today no rain, but cooler still & windy. The reason for the galls always present on camels’ joints is that these are what they kneel down on, usually … Continue reading

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