All posts tagged grumpy old birder
“…No sun, no moon – No dawn, no dusk, no proper time of day…” Bo Beolens, the Fatbirder, talks in this short podcast about November, gardening for wildlife, storms, and how November has become the ‘swich-over month’ that October used […]
"...And just in case anyone out there thinks this is just this lone Grumpy Old sod banging on about cats again, wake up and smell the house burning
"...Even Mr Toad has to be helped across our over-busy roads. Mr Otter may be on the up but for how long will his fish-eating habits be tolerated
"The unpalatable truth is that many people enjoy killing things...the 'sport' of hunting is killing for pleasure, it diminishes the human spirit and desensitises the hunter to killing
"From an early age I have suffered profound and chronic - indolence...""
Bo Beolens, the Fatbirder, set up the Birding For All website which seeks "to improve access
"...the warm water running down my face, wasn't - it was a red liquid better kept inside my inner tubes..."
Bo Beolens, the Fatbirder, was meant to give a
Over the last half dozen years Bo Beolens (aka the Fatbirder) has had his wry, wise, and straight-talking column 'The Grumpy Old Birder’ published in three different magazines.
"...are they flying into my neighbour's bushes...hardly, my neighbours have paved and patioed, dug up and decked, tarmaced and concreted like demented cowboy builders..."
Over the last half dozen
"What do dog walkers and local authority councillors have in common - apart that is from an unerring ability to get right up the nostrils of yours truly...in
"...thinking 'outside the box' and 'pushing the envelope' into 'blue sky thinking' has led us down a literal dead-end......"
Over the last half dozen years Bo Beolens (aka the