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Month: September 2017

Towering over Chicago

Towering over Chicago

I’ve just flown across the Atlantic! And, in spite of the headwinds, I managed it in just over eight hours! Admittedly, with the help of an Airbus A330-300. Her Ladyship is visiting some people in the US and has decided to bring me with her instead of His Lordship. I’d like to think that this means I’m the favourite around here, but I suspect that I was just the easier option. She could stuff me into her rucksack and, apart…

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Seamus Selfies

Seamus Selfies

Life has been very exciting these last couple of weeks. Wait ‘til I tell you… Oh, but Her Ladyship is still suffering from jetlag, so you really will have to wait! Not to worry. In the meantime, I’ve been putting together some of my favourite selfies from the past year. What do you think? Which one is your favourite? Real Budweiser! And you thought my nose was big! Beach bum Medieval window sill Frozen In the shadows I heard it…

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Vukovar and Osijek

Vukovar and Osijek

For once, there isn’t a peep out of the Oldies. They are standing stock still, open mouthed, staring in stunned silence. It feels like we are in a war zone and, in fact, it was exactly that, back in the early 1990s. A huge number of buildings still bear the scars of the bullets, shells and grenades that completely devastated this town. We are in Vukovar in Slavonia, eastern Croatia, a town that suffered the bulk of this enormous damage…

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The pick of Pécs

The pick of Pécs

After getting their fill of spas and vineyards, the Oldies felt ready to tackle another city, this time Pécs, close to the Croatian border and only 25km from Harkány. What a beautiful town. I just loved Pécs cathedral. Being a bird, churches don’t normally ring my bell, but it was brilliant to be at the top of the tower – up high, with the wind in my feathers, enjoying the magnificent views. I could have stayed up there all day…

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