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2 hours ago, Soukous said:

I had similar thoughts.

Well whilst I cannot speak for Chez Soukous I will put in a good word for a certain window and garden in SLO. The Lasko is pretty good too.;)

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12 hours ago, Galana said:

Well whilst I cannot speak for Chez Soukous I will put in a good word for a certain window and garden in SLO. The Lasko is pretty good too.;)

 

hmm wonder if we should have a GTG birding session at a certain window and garden in SLO once we all can wave our passports and vacc card and start moving outside the borders.....

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21 hours ago, Galana said:

Well whilst I cannot speak for Chez Soukous I will put in a good word for a certain window and garden in SLO. The Lasko is pretty good too.;)

Well, Alex has already offered to apply his aquathermal  treatment skills to our expanse of glass, so that should lift our rating.

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9 hours ago, Kitsafari said:

if we should have a GTG birding session at a certain window and garden in SLO

As long as @mvechtbrings his Sofa, I am in.:P

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1 minute ago, Galana said:

As long as @mvechtbrings his Sofa, I am in.:P

 

and @michael-ibkbrings enough cakes 

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You are all warmly welcomed :)! For those that have fear of height there is also a terrace below the balcony :D.

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I'll be glad to cook. 😊

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1 hour ago, michael-ibk said:

I'll be glad to cook. 😊

Good idea. Was it not our host-to-be who subjected his wife to a rice diet in Namibia? Or was it Botswana?

 

Shall I be the potjie princess, to give you a break? And I can light fires and braai. Not so great with doing the dishes, though.

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Oh my, a man can not escape his reputation :wacko: (it was Namibia / Kgalagadi). Michael, training would be a good idea; don't forget chef Andreas :).

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Andreas will be the Patissier. 🙂

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6 hours ago, michael-ibk said:

Andreas will be the Patissier.

I remember them well.

Shame that all the jobs seem taken. Nowt for me to do but watch the birdy.

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15 hours ago, Kalaharikind said:

Good idea. Was it not our host-to-be who subjected his wife to a rice diet in Namibia? Or was it Botswana?

 

Shall I be the potjie princess, to give you a break? And I can light fires and braai. Not so great with doing the dishes, though.

 

 

I can do dishes! I can't cook unless you want to know what inedible food tastes like. 

 

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11 hours ago, Galana said:

Shame that all the jobs seem taken.

You can lead the evening "what have we seen" meetings, plus adding a course of EBC photography ^_^.

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17 hours ago, michael-ibk said:

Andreas will be the Patissier. 🙂

 

Is Strudel on the menu? Irresistible! Count me in!

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6 hours ago, xelas said:

You can lead the evening "what have we seen" meetings, plus adding a course of EBC photography 

Agreed but ONLY if guests hang up their darn phones and apps like they do Six guns in the US.:D

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Speaking of “free” zone, I still remember the notice on the reception counter at Hotel Jugoslavija in Belgrade:

 

Molimo uvažene goste da ostave vatreno oružje na recepciji

 

Not all have respected that.

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3 hours ago, Galana said:

Leave your Uzi with reception.?

Basically yes; mostly CZ production pistols, like CZ-99 (used to end the life of infamous Arkan at another Belgrade hotel.

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  • 1 month later...

Weather in February was sunny and warm but lockdown rules kept me within walking distance of our home. Here is the February birding collection:

 

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Greenfinch (European) - Chloris chloris

 

female

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male

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Ljubljansko Barje, 5-Feb-2021

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BY 014 / SI 014

Collared Dove (Eurasian) - Streptopelia decaocto

 

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Ljubljansko Barje, 17-Feb-2021

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The sighting of the month was a huge flock of Cranes who flew almost above our house. Thgis is only about 1/3 of the total number; they kept themselves very high.

 

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Common Crane - Grus grus

 

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Ljubljansko Barje, 28-Feb-2021

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March started with sun thus allowing me to explore the neighbourhood.

 

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Common Buzzard - Buteo buteo

 

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Ljubljansko Barje, 2-Mar-2021

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BY 017 / SI 017

Hooded Crow - Corvus cornix

 

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Ljubljansko Barje, 2-Mar-2021

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Common Moorhen - Gallinula chloropus

 

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Ljubljansko Barje, 2-Mar-2021

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