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  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Jan 18, 20 12:20 pm   Subject: Wildlife
i have decided to trawl the scholarly papers re sparrows, it will help prevent reinventing the wheel and might help focus this towards new data.

at the mo the ratio of 7M to 4F is understandable as ...
  Topic: image searching
dpack

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PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Fri Jan 17, 20 2:36 pm   Subject: image searching
[url=https://www.bellingcat.com/news/2019/12/05/two-europol-stopchildabuse-images-geolocated-part-i-madagascar/] human and machine

[url=https://www.bellingcat.com/resources/how-tos/2019/12/26/guid ...
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 619
Views: 272601
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Jan 15, 20 12:08 pm   Subject: Wildlife
it depends where in the north. leeds and manchester are pretty sprawling, york is a compact target of urban, suburban in concentric rings and then rural with villages/small towns for 20 or so miles in ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 20 5:03 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
a lot of folk have stoves rather than firedogs and hooks, i spose that does make for wanting short lengths that are not too fat for the door

packed as a cord might be a bit unstable for lump wood : ...
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 619
Views: 272601
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 20 1:57 pm   Subject: Wildlife
so as to let tt work without my dubious taste in radio/tunes i got some decent headphones

they have assorted clever features including mixing the from pooter signal with inbuilt microphones(or not ...
  Topic: Restoring leather suitcase
dpack

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Views: 321
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 20 1:04 pm   Subject: Restoring leather suitcase
Linseed Oil.

only if they are on a plank frame box.

drying oil will cause cracking in leather that flexes
  Topic: Restoring leather suitcase
dpack

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PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 20 12:56 pm   Subject: Restoring leather suitcase
saddle soap with a damp cloth, dry, good leather cream.
use lots of both, repeat leather cream if necessary

treat them gently until flexible again
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 619
Views: 272601
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 20 12:54 pm   Subject: Wildlife
here is urban/suburban/water margin/rural within a few mins as the bird flies.

the sparrows are local, the peregrines live on the dean's yard side of the minster, high up like quasimodo's athletic ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 20 11:44 am   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
some plants are ready made cordage, some need basic processing, some need a complex process

something like rope from inner bark has several stages including being able to boil it in a pot of lye, i ...
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 619
Views: 272601
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Jan 14, 20 11:24 am   Subject: Wildlife
there are a few but not that many, i have been looking for shoulders to stand on and only found a few relevant ones so far.

many folk enjoy birds but know little about them, most of those who "obse ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

Replies: 5907
Views: 1683123
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 20 2:43 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
[url=https://humanorigins.si.edu/evidence/behavior/hearths-shelters/terra-amata-shelter] dodgy reconstruction , that family need some string or at the least some woven sticks to hold those frames toge ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 20 1:41 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
by creels i am thinking rope n coil formed baskets of reed, straw or made of small bendy timber either round or split, is that right?

if so at least back to the neolithic, probably as far back as r ...
  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
dpack

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 20 1:11 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
string , nets and baskets are very old technology.

as they exist in australia it seems likely at least 60000 yrs and probably twice that if the tech was first footer.

none are very well represen ...
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

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Views: 272601
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 20 11:23 am   Subject: Wildlife
wow , nice snap, that chap has more albino feathers than the spotty ones round here.

ace urban hedge gillie suit in a bit of litter but a bit noticeable on a flat greenscreen.
probably pretty good ...
  Topic: Wildlife
dpack

Replies: 619
Views: 272601
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 20 10:01 am   Subject: Wildlife
this might help translate a talking bush.
tis american but us sparrows are uk sparrows a few generations later so they are probably separated by a common language.

that he has a blind one does hin ...
 
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