The unique adventures of a fluffy bird in the wild West Highlands of Scotland.

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The Scotch mist swept back in from the sea, and it rained all day … and it rained all night. And then it kept on raining, with a stiff south-westerly driving the water horizontally across the land. There was no chance of staying dry, so Algy found himself a perch with a good view of the hay field. He was fascinated by the perpetual motion of the rippling grasses, with each gust of wind setting off a new wave. It reminded Algy of a silly song …
          This little ripple had rhythm          And the other little ripple had none          So all day through          And all night too          He kept on singing          Boo-boo-ley-doop, Boo-boo-ley-doop, Boo-boo-ley-doop …
So for everyone who is feeling too hot, or who just needs cheering up with a wee bit of nonsense, Algy offers you This Little Ripple had Rhythm by Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra, and the watery animation that accompanies it in the old movie The Big Broadcast of 1938.
Algy dedicates this post especially to all his friends who are suffering from the heatwave currently affecting the western parts of North America. He hopes that this may help you feel slightly cooler. If he could send you some of this cold, wet weather, he would!

The Scotch mist swept back in from the sea, and it rained all day … and it rained all night. And then it kept on raining, with a stiff south-westerly driving the water horizontally across the land. There was no chance of staying dry, so Algy found himself a perch with a good view of the hay field. He was fascinated by the perpetual motion of the rippling grasses, with each gust of wind setting off a new wave. It reminded Algy of a silly song …

          This little ripple had rhythm
          And the other little ripple had none
          So all day through
          And all night too
          He kept on singing
          Boo-boo-ley-doop, Boo-boo-ley-doop, Boo-boo-ley-doop …

So for everyone who is feeling too hot, or who just needs cheering up with a wee bit of nonsense, Algy offers you This Little Ripple had Rhythm by Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra, and the watery animation that accompanies it in the old movie The Big Broadcast of 1938.

Algy dedicates this post especially to all his friends who are suffering from the heatwave currently affecting the western parts of North America. He hopes that this may help you feel slightly cooler. If he could send you some of this cold, wet weather, he would!

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  1. marylinuniverse reblogged this from adventuresofalgy
  2. himmelueberhamburg said: Here it is really changeable. Partly sunny, partly cloudy, partly rainy. I hope that the rain will stop on your side. Keep the sun inside :)
  3. hansekind said: Hello my dear friend, it’s raining here too. So what does a addicted photographer like me do? Staying at home and shooting macros. Nevertheless I wish you a wonderful day. Sincerely Erika
  4. elriz said: Send some rain here, too! :)
  5. gezzaseyes said: Algy, you always make my heart smile. Thank you!
  6. diversityandecho said: So beautiful! Gorgeous landscape!
  7. va103 said: I’m suffering from the heatwave! :) Such cool waves! I was also fascinated by the perpetual motion of the rippling grasses! Oh! I miss such weather!
  8. eshraghi said: I’ve gotta say, Algy is lucky to have a great narrator for his life. I wish I had one!
  9. qbnscholar said: Thank you Algy. It is hot out here (mid 100s), but your images and good wishes make it pleasantly balmy. At least in my mind.
  10. lov3andotherthings said: This makes me happy. Thank you.