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Uncle Davey’s Herts Content, #5 “On fish and watercress”


Original playout date: 26 February 2008
Duration: 11:22

“On this spot, 40 years ago, I got clawed by a tiger. Happy memories!

This is a walk along the Grand Union Canal and a discussion of how species get their names and some of the things that we can see along the canal.”

I fondly remember David Sands (who is still alive incidentally and long may he remain so). There are many catfish speacies and in fact about one in seven vertebrates is a catfish. So as you can imagine the naming became not that easy in the time.

Quote of the clip: “This is England”

***Statistics and Credits***
Views at the time added to HTV: 188
Likes at the time added to HTV: 5
Dislikes at time added to HTV: 0
Popularity % ” ” ” =L/(L+D): 100.0%
Comments at time added: 0
Total interactions at time added: 5
Total interactions to views 2.7%
Camera: Fuji Finepix
Post Production: Windows Movie Maker – medium use
Location: Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead,
Other people featured: None
Genre: Walking, gallery,
Music used: “Barcarolle”, Katherine Jenkins
Languages used: English
Animals/plants featured: Naturally occuring vegetation, numerous catfish shots! Something about watercress genus Nasturtium.
Other remarks: Don’t talk much about cress until the end.

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About David J. James

53 year old accountant who loves languages, literature, history, religion, politics, internet, vlogging and blogging and lively written discussion. Conservative Christian, married to an angel, we have three kids, and live in Warsaw, Poland.

Posted on 03/09/2018, in Autobiographical, Britain, Filming While Walking, Fish and Aquaria and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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