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Jay, Natural History Museum, and Wildlife Garden

1   Yesterday morning, J spotted an unusual bird on the fence and I was delighted to tell him that it was a Jay. This morning, he decided to draw the beautiful bird for his Mummy and Daddy for when they return.

Jay by J

Jay by J

2   We took the tube train to the Natural History Museum today and had a splendid time investigating all manner of things. After our picnic lunch we went out into the Wildlife gardens which were lovely. The building is one of my favourites – I love the patterns made by the coloured bricks.

The Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum

3   In the pond in the wildlife area we spotted beautiful Dragonflies, a Coot with fluffy babies, Water Lilies and Water boatmen.

The wildlife pond

The wildlife pond




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A Jay, Truro and Chocolate Amaretti Souffles

1  A beautiful single Jay turned up on the feeding table this morning, ate seeds, tried the pastry, had some oats and swept off into the fields behind.

Truro Cathedral from the car park

2  We had a day out in Truro for Mr S’s birthday – galleries, lunch, shopping and  ‘The Descendants’ in the afternoon followed by ….

3  …A  roast duck dinner and a new recipe that I’ve been waiting to try out for ages – Chocolate Amaretti Souffles. They were absolutely gorgeous, crisp on top and truly gooey in the middle. Thank you, Nigel Slater!


Posted by on February 1, 2012 in Uncategorized


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