General chat

“Is there any way we could have a thread for the more lightweight stuff like music and general chat?”

Do it here. Please no personal attacks or bickering. Anything abusive, provocative or inflammatory may be deleted.

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  1. phantom snowflake

     /  April 16, 2018

    The power of philosophy flows through my head
    Light like a feather, heavy as lead

  2. Kitty Catkin

     /  April 17, 2018

    There were birds in the big tree outside who sang like bells ringing. Real bells, I mean. I have never heard anything like it, but alas, couldn’t see the little campanologists.

    • Gezza

       /  April 17, 2018

      I’ wouldn’t be surprised if they were thrushes. Truly. I caught what must be the entire repertoire of a song thrush on video record in one dawn chorus last year. I had to go to nz birds online & search to find all the sounds & identify the bird. They all came from the same bird – one of them was very bell-like. The thrush, in the morning anyway, produces a considerable array of different, quite distinct melodies, with no bum notes and crrraaacks like the bellies and tuis.

      • Kitty Catkin

         /  April 18, 2018

        Of course, that has to be it. It was stunning, anyway.

        That ‘big tree’ is a treasure.


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