Fingask Castle
Fingask Castle

Jack daws and Other Friends - Signed copies for sale - £10 + P&P

Jackdaws and Other Friends is not a bird book, nor a landscape book, nor an autobiography, nor a poetry book, nor even a history book but bits of pieces of all these, connected by the thread of a morning walk in the grounds of Fingask Castle taken in lockdown.

In between the text are drawings, mostly descriptive enough, for the amateur to identify the 100 different species of birds that appear at Fingask. Also snippets of poetry put in for the fun of them and a long poem about a jackdaw that Andrew, the…
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Jackdaws & other friends book signed copy
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Date: 07 November 2022

Book Launch of "Jackdaws and Other Friends"

Jackdaws and Other Friends – Walk with the Authors & Birdsong Studio Experience

October 23rd 2022
Ticket details on Eventbrite

Join us for a walk with the authors around the very grounds that inspired the book "Jackdaws and Other Friends" by Andrew Murray Threipland, in which he guides the reader on a tour of Fingask in the company of ornithologist/composer Peter Cowdrey, telling how a dawn birdsong walk during lockdown led to unexpected discoveries about Fingask's landscape and history. The book is Illustrated with previously unpublished ornithological sketches by the great Scottish artist Donald Watson. The book also includes poems about birds illustrated by Katya Gerasimova…
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Jackdaws & other friends book launch
Posted in: Events & Gardens
Date: 20 September 2022