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by Danny
Sat Dec 18, 2010 12:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: I saw Neil on the telly tonight!!
Replies: 11
Views: 331

I saw Neil on the telly tonight!!

I saw you Neil on the telly!! on BBC 2 doing your purple emperor thing!!

Danny
by Danny
Wed Jun 30, 2010 11:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: I'd like to thank you on behalf of the band...
Replies: 3
Views: 271

Re: I'd like to thank you on behalf of the band...

If your talking Beatles! I'm the biggest Beatle fan in UK Butterflies and am currently attempting to cover every beatle track acoustically..please visit my youtube account: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheWalrusWasDanny Meanwhile.....Neil! I went to Chiddingfold on Sunday and missed you!! Saw the wea...
by Danny
Wed Apr 28, 2010 11:58 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: April 2010 Sightings
Replies: 144
Views: 3447

Re: April 2010 Sightings

Saw an Orange Tip last Saturday flying in Redhill town Centre as I busked (sang in the street)..it lifted me and rescued me from my loneliness..for busking is a lonely profession..you wouldn't think it but it is..last time |I mentioned Orange tips on this site I was Ostrich sized for saying the P wo...
by Danny
Thu Apr 22, 2010 10:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bitten by a Vole
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Re: Bitten by a Vole

If you liked that one check out Jazzy's rendition of Octopus's Garden!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=auPEOqQPOho

Still to see a Grizzled or a Dingy this year...maybe Mill Hill on Sunday...

Danny
by Danny
Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bitten by a Vole
Replies: 3
Views: 195

Bitten by a Vole

Went on a tour of the new Rowell Wood site and was bitten by a vole. A bloke next to me said "hold it by it;s tail it won't bite you"..he lied. My daughter Jazzy (watch her sing a beatles song here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jf7QDImrphU) simply laughed. My own pain causes folk to rev...
by Danny
Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:28 pm
Forum: Personal Diaries
Topic: Neil Hulme
Replies: 2785
Views: 188835

Re: Sussex Kipper

Have a feeling Small Torts are avoiding me..wondering what I've done to upset them?

Danny
by Danny
Tue Apr 06, 2010 9:53 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: April 2010 Sightings
Replies: 144
Views: 3447

Re: April 2010 Sightings

First Butterfly of 2010..Brimstone..driving to Eastbourne just past Cuckmere Haven. Do I win a prize?

Danny
by Danny
Mon Feb 22, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Blowing my own Trumpet
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Blowing my own Trumpet

Now nobody can have a go at me for saying the "P" word in here, when I along with 4 other butterfliers won the Sussex BC yearly quiz in the pub in Barcombe...and we donated the winnings to BC...we called ourselves "The Dingy Skippers"...it was magnificent. You can say well done b...
by Danny
Tue Jan 12, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Me Singing!
Replies: 2
Views: 311

Me Singing!

I know you've all put your pictures up in here...so I thought I'd go one better and post a youtube link of me doing my stuff...am playing a gig at the Hope in Newhaven on Friday 22nd Jan..so thought I blow my trumpet..sorry if this is irrelvant and spammy...I promise not to say the P word again.. ht...
by Danny
Fri Dec 04, 2009 12:00 am
Forum: Overseas
Topic: Monarchs in Mexico
Replies: 6
Views: 206

Monarchs in Mexico

OK so I watched the David Attenborough prog on the BBC and there were loads of Monarchs in Mexico..it was on and I just said to my partner and Jasmine "I have to go there, I need to go"... What do I do? Where is it? When do I go? Do you all agree..it is a must..in a lifetime? Who cares abo...
by Danny
Mon Oct 26, 2009 11:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Chequeed Skipper Question for Debate
Replies: 13
Views: 490

Re: Chequeed Skipper Question for Debate

What's the Little Ice age?

I thought it was what happens after the age of 45.

Danny
by Danny
Sun Oct 25, 2009 12:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Chequeed Skipper Question for Debate
Replies: 13
Views: 490

Re: Chequeed Skipper Question for Debate

So if chequered skipper larvae is happy to eat bog standard grass in Germany, how come it doesn't start gnoshing up UK bog standard grass and get it's corridors going down to East Sussex (it's a lot warmer and dryer than Cold and Wet Scotland!).. I wonder if certain populations of Chequered Skippers...
by Danny
Fri Oct 23, 2009 10:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Chequeed Skipper Question for Debate
Replies: 13
Views: 490

Chequeed Skipper Question for Debate

One of the butterlies I doubt I'll ever see is the Chequered Skipper unless I'm retired or unemployed and then I won't have the money to venture up into Scotland to catch a glimpse of the beast. But why? I see they're all over the place in mainland europe - Belgium France Switzerland..and here? ...S...
by Danny
Mon Oct 19, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Large Copper?
Replies: 70
Views: 1386

Re: Large Copper?

"I'm trying not to laugh but that is pretty funny Mr D. "

I do my best young Felix...attempting raise a smile in my dowdy QueenofSpainless grey universe, void of colour. Maybe there's a monarch on the horizon..actually I saw a Monarch in Florida this year..does it count?

Danny
by Danny
Mon Oct 19, 2009 9:24 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Large Copper?
Replies: 70
Views: 1386

Re: Large Copper?

"Ok, it could be argued that if man didn't exist, this species perhaps wouldn't have a problem, but man does exist and it is our responsibility to try to conserve threatened species in this world that we are gradually damaging, and if first we need to be able to differentiate one species from a...
by Danny
Mon Oct 19, 2009 9:20 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Large Copper?
Replies: 70
Views: 1386

Re: Large Copper?

Felix wrote: "The Obsever's Book of Insect Genitalia. A very useful title. I must have missed that one... " Somehow under the circumstances (Circumcisions?) I think it's best not to get me started on the subject of Genitalia young Felix. Last time I did everybody threw stones at me and acc...
by Danny
Mon Oct 19, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Queen of Spain Fritillaries in Sussex
Replies: 29
Views: 1013

Re: Queen of Spain Fritillaries in Sussex

I just think thank God one didn't appear *after* I'd left..how bad would that have been?

Danny
by Danny
Sun Oct 18, 2009 6:59 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Queen of Spain Fritillaries in Sussex
Replies: 29
Views: 1013

Re: Queen of Spain Fritillaries in Sussex

Shoulders haunched..head hung low..arms all floppy (bit like an orangutan)..whilst other butterfliers taut me, laughing and pointing at me : "Look at that pathetic little fat bloke over there, calls himself a butterfly person when he can't even spot a Queen of Spain Fritillary in his own county...
by Danny
Sun Oct 18, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Large Copper?
Replies: 70
Views: 1386

Re: Large Copper?

Sir Sir! (Hand waving frantically in the air) Felix is posting salacious posts again.

Danny
by Danny
Sun Oct 18, 2009 6:39 pm
Forum: Sightings
Topic: Queen of Spain Fritillaries in Sussex
Replies: 29
Views: 1013

Re: Queen of Spain Fritillaries in Sussex

No. There were many eyes all searching, the weather was perfectamundo..but I was unsucessful. No lifetime tick. No emotional moment. Just a sad and worthless shadow of a man.

Danny

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