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Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 23:41
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Views: 12,067
Posted By JTweedie
I've just watched The Great Escape, a film I'd...

I've just watched The Great Escape, a film I'd never seen in full before.

In fact I've seen a few films in the last week. Started the week with 1917, then yesterday watched Darkest Hour (which I...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 11:10
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By JTweedie
I'd imagine you've associated the images and...

I'd imagine you've associated the images and music together in your mind, but they're probably from different series. That being said, many wildlife series appear to have quite similar intros. Here's...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 09:57
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By JTweedie
There's a percussive instrument being played on...

There's a percussive instrument being played on the intro to this American programme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rpqK6qbwYo and another (seems to be a common theme developing):...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Yesterday, 08:38
Replies: 15
Views: 242
Posted By JTweedie
Wildlife on One?...

Wildlife on One? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EW96zCXB8WU

Sorry that doesn't meet your description. But there are long standing series like Natural World that often don't have presenters on...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Saturday 23rd May 2020, 09:53
Replies: 5,179
Views: 24,312
Posted By JTweedie
Looks like after a few weeks of settled weather...

Looks like after a few weeks of settled weather we've turned to normal Scottish summer of rain and wind.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 21st May 2020, 13:29
Replies: 1,635
Views: 17,550
Posted By JTweedie
Sounds good Ted.

Sounds good Ted.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 19th May 2020, 19:18
Replies: 3,985
Views: 30,040
Posted By JTweedie
I'm planning to get to know David Bowie's albums...

I'm planning to get to know David Bowie's albums better by devoting time each week to each one in the coming months.

Started with Low. I really liked the instrumentation in this second half track....
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Friday 15th May 2020, 16:41
Replies: 1,503
Views: 12,067
Posted By JTweedie
Rick and Morty is great. I love the creativity of...

Rick and Morty is great. I love the creativity of it.

I've been rewatching The Last Kingdom from the start so I can go into season four knowing that's going on.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 14th May 2020, 17:08
Replies: 3,985
Views: 30,040
Posted By JTweedie
This is not the kind of song I'd normally hear,...

This is not the kind of song I'd normally hear, but lockdown has meant I've been able to listen to the radio during the day and it's been getting some heavy rotation. I like the Prince-esque guitar...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 12th May 2020, 12:00
Replies: 3,985
Views: 30,040
Posted By JTweedie
Mary Anne Hobbs read out one of my tweets on 6...

Mary Anne Hobbs read out one of my tweets on 6 Music, quite chuffed about that.

Earlier Lauren Laverne played this new track. The breathy vocals made me think of Bats for Lashes....
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Monday 11th May 2020, 16:20
Replies: 5,179
Views: 24,312
Posted By JTweedie
It was quite bright early on (as it seems to be...

It was quite bright early on (as it seems to be most days at the moment) but got a bit cloudier later on. Not warm, but not too cold either.

We had some rain overnight on Saturday, the first for a...
Forum: Cetaceans & Marine Life Monday 11th May 2020, 16:17
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By JTweedie
Basking sharks, County Clare

I thought this was excellent footage of a group of basking sharks off Ireland. https://twitter.com/CuilAodhaHammy/status/1258802145182322694
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 7th May 2020, 21:38
Replies: 3,985
Views: 30,040
Posted By JTweedie
I'd imagine this act were inspired in some way by...

I'd imagine this act were inspired in some way by Kraftwerk, even though they have a sound very much their own. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qthHlLyvplg
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 7th May 2020, 11:55
Replies: 3,985
Views: 30,040
Posted By JTweedie
I always liked this one that was used as the...

I always liked this one that was used as the theme tune for an old BBC series on computers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ybQWD6N6Zo

I've been trying to work out what makes their music so...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 6th May 2020, 16:06
Replies: 210
Views: 6,871
Posted By JTweedie
Kraftwerk's Florian Schneider.

Kraftwerk's Florian Schneider.
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Tuesday 5th May 2020, 20:55
Replies: 3,985
Views: 30,040
Posted By JTweedie
Classic example of being better back in the day....

Classic example of being better back in the day. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LHQqqM5sr7g
Forum: Bird Behaviour Friday 1st May 2020, 17:14
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By JTweedie
Wood pigeons and noise pollution

This morning I was listening to the wood pigeons calling from the trees across from my flat. But one of the things that struck me was that when a car approached or the local school's air conditioning...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Friday 1st May 2020, 10:20
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By JTweedie
I'd doubt Amazon (or NHBS) would be into that...

I'd doubt Amazon (or NHBS) would be into that kind of thing!
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Thursday 30th April 2020, 12:14
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By JTweedie
Books on Surtsey

I was wondering if anyone has read either of these books by Sturla Fridriksson:

Surtsey: Ecosystems Formed
Surtsey: Evolution of Life on a Volcanic Island

I was wondering how much overlap there is...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 29th April 2020, 21:26
Replies: 3,985
Views: 30,040
Posted By JTweedie
As I typed Erasmus Darwin in Google this group...

As I typed Erasmus Darwin in Google this group came up, so here's the little diversion I took. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x34icYC8zA0
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 29th April 2020, 12:39
Replies: 5,179
Views: 24,312
Posted By JTweedie
We've had light showers in the last day or two...

We've had light showers in the last day or two and it's quite a bit cooler.

My flat is in an old sandstone tenement and it gets cold quite quickly. In summer when it's warm outside the flat is nice...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 29th April 2020, 11:28
Replies: 8
Views: 361
Posted By JTweedie
Many people who are deaf have learning...

Many people who are deaf have learning disabilities that inhibit reading ability. Sign language being a visual medium is easier for many deaf people to learn. Subtitles are NOT a substitute for sign...
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Thursday 23rd April 2020, 15:54
Replies: 3,985
Views: 30,040
Posted By JTweedie
I looked up the song of the whitethroat on...

I looked up the song of the whitethroat on YouTube. This was the first song (by a band not by a bird) on the right hand strip of videos. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvfxKbpoxRE
Forum: Ruffled Feathers Wednesday 22nd April 2020, 19:51
Replies: 3,985
Views: 30,040
Posted By JTweedie
I think someone posted a song from this band...

I think someone posted a song from this band recently with the comment that it was from their last good album. I think their last 5/5 album is this one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9K7W6dztw-4
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Wednesday 22nd April 2020, 16:37
Replies: 31
Views: 1,523
Posted By JTweedie
Wild America is the best book on birding I've...

Wild America is the best book on birding I've read, an excellent read.

In addition, Stephen Moss's A Bird in the Bush is really good for explaining birding culture.
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