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Month: June 2020

Very Local History

Very Local History

This week I happened upon a photo of Anerley Station, our local station, taken in the 19th or possibly early 20th century and one from a stone’s throw away in Maple Road. Both are places that we’ve walked past so many times but had never seen these photos of before. What’s a couple of nerds to do? Go and recreate the photos of course and check out what has changed and what has stayed the same. First up is the…

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Lockdown Urban Birding

Lockdown Urban Birding

Every once in a while we’ll get a long tailed tit or two. They dont’ hang around long, so I was lucky to get this decent snap of one just this morning. In early April we got a lot of starlings chomping away at suet cakes. Guess they’ve all gone back to their preferred habitat in the Sydenham Sainsbury’s car park. We get the odd magpie visiting, but they don’t hang around long as they’re too big to get any…

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