Revisiting a family collection

It has been quite a while since I’ve written anything for a number of reasons, but I’m back at last and I’m rearing to go! I thought I’d get my 2017 blogging underway with an unusual topic that I’ve been longing to tell you about for some time: a family collection. If you follow me on Twitter you may have seen a recent post linking to an article about an egg collection that has been taken on by the Natural History Museum and this is my take on it all. When I was a child my love of wildlife, and birds in particular, was nurtured and encouraged by my parents but also by my Great Uncle John. He lived in South France and we didn’t see him very often, but every time we did he would be asking me what […]