This page is under construction …
On my to-do list.
Reuse of photos and content
All content on this site is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike licence http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/
Under this licence, I retain the copyright on the words and images but grant the right to anyone to copy, distribute and/or modify the image and its attached metadata, for non-commercial use provided they give me the credit by referencing this website.
For commercial use, I would appreciate it if a donation is made to the Cleveland Search and Rescue Team. Please drop me a line to say you have done so.
This right to reuse the image may include anyone printing and selling the image on Ebay or elsewhere.
My old site
Link to my old site https://fhithich.wordpress.com/
About six months’ worth of the posts from my old site failed to migrate over to this new one. Fixing this is on my to-do list.
On pronunciation of ‘Fhithich’
I’ve been told that in Gaelic an ‘h’ after the consonants ‘f’ and ‘t’ renders them silent but the ‘ch’ is pronounced hard as in ‘loch’.
Now I have read that in the Gaelic ‘fhithich’ is pronounced like the sound of the raven (the ‘fh’ is silent) and, according to my RSPB Handbook of British Birds, the voice of the raven is “a hollow sounding ‘kronk’ or an echoing ‘toc’”. To be honest, I am none the wiser.
OS Map Extracts
The Ordnance Survey retired their coding to insert a small map extract. There are far too many old posts to change to the new coding. The old coding is identified by a square box so:
If you come across such a post and are particularly interested in seeing the new map, then please drop me a comment.