Editor’s Letter

  • Editor’s letter September 20 2017

    Editor’s letter September 20 2017

    20th September 2017

    REMEMBER THE MYSTERY photo below? Alexandra Palace National Exhibition, mid-1960s. We’ve got canary judge W.A. (Bill) Knights centre frame, scrutinising – with his fellow judges – a Border staged by Alec Atkin, who’s there giving it his oh-get-a-grip-lads look on…

  • Editor’s letter September 13 2017

    Editor’s letter September 13 2017

    13th September 2017

    HERE COME THE blockbuster events: as September turns into October, the cream of the fancy gathers in Doncaster for the Budgerigar Society Club Show and then in Stafford for the National Exhibition. This year the Club Show is on September…

  • Editor’s letter September 6 2017

    Editor’s letter September 6 2017

    6th September 2017

    THE SPANGLED COTINGA, this week’s cover bird, has mixed associations as far as I’m concerned. The closest I’ve ever got to one was in Peruvian Amazonia, when I found myself alone 200ft above the forest floor at the top of…