Springwatch in Pitsea

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« on: 19/06/2011 18:24:23 »
Springwatch is now being filmed at the Pitsea landfill site near Basildon. As Springwatch is considered as holy to its followers it would be totally wrong to take the P out of it. Apparently not…………….http://www.essexherald.com/bbcspringwatch.htm It made me laugh. [;D] [;D] [;D]

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« Reply #1 on: 19/06/2011 18:46:10 »
Oi! How come the editor of this 'ere erudite periodical is none other than a geezer wot goes by the name "Hairy Munk"?
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« Reply #2 on: 20/06/2011 09:03:44 »
Coincidence ????

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« Reply #3 on: 20/06/2011 13:07:51 »


Bill Oddie, (scientific name Panurus biarmicus), used to present that program.
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« Reply #4 on: 20/06/2011 20:12:24 »
And in my eyes a comedy God

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« Reply #5 on: 21/06/2011 08:24:37 »
OK I admit it I stole that 'Panurus biarmicus' joke ...

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Rory [McGrath]: Well, it's funny you should say Bill Oddie. Because Bill Oddie and I decided to do a bird-watching programme in which Bill plays the expert and I play the, sort of, keen, ignorant person... and I was going to call the programme 'Panurus biarmicus', which is the latin name for bearded tits.
http://www.tv.com/qi/jimmy-carr-sean-lock-rory-mcgrath/episode/570913/trivia.html
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« Reply #6 on: 21/06/2011 08:38:58 »
I'm shocked!
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« Reply #7 on: 29/06/2011 17:46:43 »
We had the BBC come and film at the Broadlands Community Orchard in Bath for Autumn watch.  They were filming one of our apple pressing days.  I was invited to spend lunch with them and to this day I have no idea why I refused, some sense of ridiculous chivalry!  Dam she was hot too!  [B)]
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