Author Archives: YorkshireNed

Save Britain’s Barn Owls

OK, something a bit more serious for a change. The Barn Owtl trust has launched a petition against the use of powerful rat posons that are killing Britain’s Barn owls. It is thought that 8 in 10 barn owls now … Continue reading

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Of course, there’s a coffee table book devoted to owls….

…why wouldn’t there be? Get it here

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Cute Owl Pastel Drawing

Juxtapoz have published a serious of wonderful painting by John Pusateri of owls.

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Angry Fat Owl

Photographer Gabe Farnsworth accidentally bumped into the tree this owl was nesting in. The owl woke up, tumbled out of the tree and assumed this irate posture.

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The Owl Statue of Bohemia Grove

Bohemia Grove is a private boys club in the woods near San Francisco. Founded as a getaway for artists, musicians and actors to perform plays and music in private, it ended up being colonised by big league politicians and businessmen … Continue reading

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Bagpuss: The Owls Of Athens

Not only was “Bagpuss” probably the greatest childrens TV show of all time, they also had an Owlspoiltating second episode:

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Owl At Sea

While walking through Huddersfield Train Station, of all places, I stumbled upon the striking artwork of Carla Lee. The centrepiece of her display was this striking image of an Owl looking down over a ship at sea. I’d recommend having … Continue reading

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Classic Owl Album Cover

Ohhh, to fly away on a giant owl while wearing your jim-jams, isn’t it what all of us dream of? While you’re at work? On the bus? No? Just me? Well, Gerry Rafferty understood. Classic album, you can get it … Continue reading

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Owl music

feathered Jerry Lee Lewis alert.

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Owl Tea Towel

Owl tea towel – what a beautiful phrase, it rhymes wonderfully. So, here is a nice example with a whole parliment of owls…and only £8.95 from amazon UK

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