Sunday, 24 May 2015

It's been a while hasn't it.

Hi! Yes, I am very sorry for not submitting blogs recently we've been very busy but neither the less, Mum says I've taken a big stride. I have definitely become a lot for friendly and affectionate towards people. 

When ever someone comes into the room I get a little excited and perk up. I'm more happy to step onto a hand even when on my favourite spots but this really only happens when Mum closes the blinds. She says I become too interested with the window so I can only really stair out of it when Mum's downstairs. 

My R2-DT sounds are still slowly coming along.
Last week I was very eager to get out the cage when Mum was still sleeping so she let me out and went back to sleep. Look here I am! 

One of my new obsessions is to sit and jump from peoples heads. Some moan but I'm only grooming them. I've also discovered that grooming faces is also very good. Although I caught Mum's eyelid by accident. Oops.
And recently I've been introduced to pokémon. I still don't really know what it is to be honest but I quite like it. Mum put as she called them 'the original' series on and I just sat and watched it untill she turned it off. Then she started playing the games, I really wanted to play too but apparently it's only a one player game.

 


















I don't go down stairs any more because I keep trying to land on Gertrude and she keeps hissing at me, she's also veeery big and Mum's worried Gertrude might catch me. But she takes me down during the day when Gertrude is outside.

One time, Mum had left the bedroom door open when she thought she closed it, I managed to fly out and straight into her Mum's bedroom, I found a nice little mirror to sit on until Mum's sister came in and put me in my cage. That was a buzz kill. At least I have my toys. My favourite it my colourful rings! They're amazing.


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Mum says sorry for it being out of focus.

Any way, that's it for now. I'll have more news soon.
Bye

Saturday, 9 May 2015

I think I've been a little naughty today...

Hello! Yes I think I may have pushed myself a little today. But, let's begin with the morning. :)

So today Mum woke up early to do work and got me out. She thought I wanted to fly around the room but instead, I wanted to go downstairs instead. Mum had to deal with Gertrude for an hour but once that hour was up, Mum came in and handed me a treat bowl full of fruit. I loved it.


 



















I spent a lot of time flying around and landing on Mum's head and then sitting on her laptop. I was even allowed to play on the phone! 





















I didn't help Mum with her work today, I wasn't in the mood. I wanted to shout! I wanted to fly around! I wanted to nibble peoples fingers! I wanted to throw apples on the floor!

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Yeah, I decided that instead of eating my apples. I wanted to throw them on the floor while Mum's Mum was asleep. But once I was told I couldn't do that any more I decided I wanted to hang out with Gertrude. This is where I crossed the line. I flew up and tried to land onto Gertrude who was asleep on the sofa. Missed but, woke her up. Mum said I spooked her. Second try and I went for the arm of the sofa instead but WHOA! Gertrude hissed at me and Mum rushed over to get me. Mum's Mum said Gertrude doesn't like it and so I was taken back upstairs and put back in my cage. This was about 7 so I had a nice long day out and about. 

Mum is hoping I've learnt not to fly on Gertrude, we'll see. 


I'll let you know in tomorrow's blog! Night!

Friday, 8 May 2015

3 weeks on!

Hello there! Well, Mum got back late today and I was glad to see her. She filled up my food and water bowl and then let me have a fly around her room, I landed in all of my favourite places.
I was soon taken down stairs where I became very shouty and very bitey, oops. Mum decided it was because I was hungry which I was very much. I do love food!

After that, I was okay. I noticed that Gertrude has gotten A LOT bigger since I last saw her and decided I would try and land on her… that didn't go as planned, I tried but she moved so I gave up and decided to sit on the mirror instead. What I also noticed was, the lamp was gone that I sit on! 

Don't worry, I made do.




                                  
After I had let my crazy side out and shouted during TV shows making Mum feel bad for her Mum I settled on to her. I've now decided her hair is the best thing since apples!




I think I did quite well today. I must have, after Mum walked around the kitchen and bathroom to see Gertrude having a bath, I stayed put. I watched her cut a Tomato wondering "What is that for?"
It was for me! I got a slice of Tomato all to my self. Thank you!
I decided to return the favour to help her again with her work. I really liked the sketch on my side.


After about 10 I started getting tired and playing up a little chewing Mum's Mum's curtains.

So now we're off to bed and ready for tomorrow where we'll be looking after Giant Gertrude again and doing more work. 

Hope you have good days too. Night! :)

Monday, 4 May 2015

My independence.

Hello! Yes as Mum is very VERY busy with university work I am having to entertain myself much to Mum's sadness. She says once Uni is over she will make sure she's full engaged with me.  She promised me that.

So yesterday and today I spent a lot of time just looking out of the window. I have officially learnt that it is a solid and I am a solid there for I can't fly through it. Although when Mum brought me down stairs I was too small to look out the window which made me very sad so, Mum brought down one of her toys for me to use to see. It's my toy now!

Once it got dark I couldn't see out of the window anymore so I sat with mum and helped her with her research work, I picked out the posters she should base her work off. But once it was time for bed I scared Mum as I flew out of the living room, right up the stairs, into her room which was dark and right into my cage. She thought I'd crash but I know my way around quite well now.




Today I did the same, flew around, sat by the window and stayed on the lamp. I do love the view from the lamp and watching people look for me when they come in. Mum came in to say good bye as she was off to Uni. Again! So I just hid, sneaky me. She found me but I wasn't planning on leaving my spot.
Peek-a-boo!

That's all again to night, Mum says once Uni is over there will more more for me to write in my posts and hopefully more tricks. I'm still learning R2-D2 so I we haven't given up!

Bye bye for now.

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Oh, a window you say?

Hi! Today was quite a chill day for me today. Mum was at work from morning till the evening so I spent my day sat on the sheep skull (which is now my favourite sleeping spot in the room) with Mum's sister, Maddy while she played very loud xbox games.


But she came home today and started to panic because I was in NONE of my favourite spots. She checked my cage, she checked the sheep skull, she checked her notice board and her lamp even her bed but where was I…?


Yes! I was doing a bat on the blinds. It was amusing to watch her reaction, she even brought her Mum and sister in to show where I was hiding.
And for the rest of the evening I spent it sat downstairs, staring out of the window.
Although I was too short to see out of it so Mum had to hold her arm to the window for me to look out while she did work on the sofa with her other hand. 

I also spent time on her brothers arm too, he also has a budgie called Buster so he's cool and good with us budgies.
Me before I was helped.

And so yesterday was … interesting.

Mum decided to try the hat thing again. I kept doing my lying down trick for it to slide off, sadly she's good at balancing things.

Oh well, at least she now has a picture of me wearing my hat. 

I do like this family, I'm getting more used to them and I'm starting to groom and talk to them more!
But so far that's it for now. 
Sorry there's not much to tell, maybe there will be more activity tomorrow?

Bye for now. Night!



Thursday, 30 April 2015

Are those my toys?

Hello! Mum is back from University today and I must admit I'm very jumpy compared to last week but she has been away for 3 days and poof! now she's back.

Anyway today was great, I got to fly around the living room again and found a new landing spot where Mum can't get me because she's too small. The main lamp. But I did help her with uni work which was nice of me.


After that Mum gave me a new toy! A ball with a bell inside oh that was great fun but, Gertrude wasn't sure on me being on 'her' floor.




















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I still played with the ball though! I do like it.



But! Before all that, Mum shown me my new hat. I wasn't very keen on wearing it as a hat but still was quite keen on it.





















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Although I didn't want it on me too long. Carrying it around is another matter though.

I hope you enjoyed these videos of me :) I certainly enjoyed my day. I'm tuckered out, all tired and in my cage ready for tomorrow.

Night!








































Monday, 27 April 2015

Is that a new cage?

Hello, today hasn't had much activity today. Mum was busy getting ready to go back to university and looking after Gertrude. She let me out of my cage and I slept on her notice board for most of the time.

When she did come back up she was carrying a new big cage for me! I admit I was very nervous about the new cage, it was roomy and had space for me to flap my wings frantically. She played with me for a bit before putting me in the cage for her to leave, at almost every movement she made I jumped! 

I think this new cage is effecting me in some strange supernatural way, I kept putting my head between my legs again and getting scared cos I got my self stuck. I can be a silly billy sometimes.

Here's me in my new cage. I look so small! 


I'm sorry I didn't get round to making a blog yesterday, Mum had a loooong day at work and was too tired to help me right my blog but here's some piccys to show what I saw and got up to. 





If you have any questions big or small for me or Mum just ask :) be nice though.














Saturday, 25 April 2015

I am a helicopter!

Weeee! Yes today I decided that I was a helicopter today. I even rested on pictures and Mum's budgie lamp asking to be picked up and then I would suddenly fly around the room again. I was quite cheeky today. 
                                                   
I also felt Mum was lying in bed for too long, nine o'clock came but she was still asleep so, I decided to shout at her. I repeated this many times each time she burst from bed to see if I was okay. She eventually got up and let me out. 




Today I also made a new friend, he didn't talk very much, I did try talking to him but it was a failed attempt. Never mind flying around the room was fine enough a day for me. Now I'm back in my cage and off to bed. 

                                                               Night Night.

It's Friday!

Apparently  people love Fridays. Seems like any other day to me.

Well today, I had to help babysit Gertrude aaallll day today. She was very noisy and wanted to go outside all the time. I was placed in the living room while she did Illustration work for Uni. Sadly I ran out of millet :( Mum's got to buy her some more for me tomorrow.

Mum managed to get me out and while Gertrude was asleep in her pen we had an hours snooze, I must admit her fluffy hoody was very cozy even snuggled my self into it.




Ow I do like being downstairs, I've much more space to fly around than the bedroom, I found a big scary owl sat in the corner! I was reassured that he wouldn't hurt me but it's still scary. I have found that the curtain rail is a great place to sit and watch what everyone was doing. Mum's Sister went past, she didn't even know I was there.


I'd also like to say that I definitely feel more comfortable in my new home after being here a week, I'm now 8 weeks old I'm happy to sit on people, even starting to talk to people (they are a funny sort) I like a good stroke and I'm starting to test the toys in my cage. I must admit they are good toys.


Just before I was taken to bed, Gertrude bit my tail :( Remind me not to stick my tail out the cage again. I'm now off to bed ready for tomorrows crazy-ness. Look at how sneaky she looks.


(I may have published this in the morning of Saturday, I take a while writing).

Friday, 24 April 2015

She's back from Uni!

Hello, not had a post for a day or so because my people Mum has been away for 2 days, she went to University. I don't know what that is but it's a big word and I have no interest in trying to repeat that!

I was quite eager to get out the cage today that I may of put my head between my legs a few times. What's worse, there's now photographic evidence. How embarrassing!



Once out Mum put me on this strange moving thing, she called it a wagon but it was just the blue turny thing with a perch. I stayed on it and she moved it about at I must admit, it was quite nice but I got bored so I hoped off and made my way across the floor. I also got to have a little nap on my mum while she led on the bed facebook-ing (I'm not sure what that is, no books were involved). Her hand was my duvet and was nice and warm. I could hear Gertrude the goose shouting downstairs, but I was so tired I just couldn't wake. 



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I also had a new food dish put out for me while I'm out of my cage. It's quite handy and only a few wing beats away from where people sit to play games. I've been quite good today, I've been talking, responding to my R2-D2 lessons, sat on Mum's hand and shoulders while she played the xbox. I attempted some secret grooming of her hair but I got caught.




I got some great strokes on the back of my head today for being good too! That was nice, but I got tired after my busy day being out of the cage all day and now sleeping with my Millet (although I've discovered Trill is quite nice now).

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

Relaxing day today then

We didn't get up to much today unfortunately, although I did get to go down the stairs with mum to help look after the Goose. We both made quite a racket, even the chickens in the garden joined in too! It was quite fun causing so much noise for Mum while she was trying to do things. 

I wasn't aloud out of my cage downstairs, I've been told it's too dangerous for me as I'm still very new and many things startle me and I'm still wary on going on to new peoples hands. 
Luckily we got to go upstairs again and I was free!

Mum set me down on the floor which seemed very strange, I'm not used to looking up at things. I even went on to her bed, her bed is a lot squishier than my bed.
a, Mum says I shout to people rather than just talk at the moment but she's pleased to see me more confident that I was before. That's why I'm shouting silly, I'm not confident to just talk to you I must shout at you first :)


Although I was very sad later on as Mum had to go to university and I wanted to come out of the cage. I had to stay in until her sister was able to keep an eye on me. She's a strange sort too.





Here I am being teased with some millet :( I just wanted the millet.
Mum says excuse the mess.


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Monday, 20 April 2015

I adventure further …

3 blogs in one day? Phew this is tiring for my little self. No matter, we're not up to date on days (for now). I have been trying to talk a little more but my confidence in this new place isn't high still. I was shown how to use the strange green toy on the side of my cage. It was okay I guess.

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Anyway, we spent most of the morning downstairs looking after the gosling, Gertrude, playing R2-D2 sounds. Mum wants me to learn it, I don't even know what an R2-D2 is.

Mum's still saying she's not seen me drink and is still worried, I'm fine though, I can't last that long with out a little drink. I've been feasting on millet too, I just love it. Mum had to replace it very quickly for me.
I may need to slow it down on my millet though, I was eating it so fast it made me cough, thankfully Mum put the water dish to my face that was good, cleared my throat. Thank you :)

I then sat in my cage quite contently up untill I think I heard 9 o' clock? Then I was back out on the shoulders of people and sat watching youtube on the Mac and again MORE R2-D2 noises. I'm trying to respond to them though.

              Here I am on the bed watching 'Dark lord funk' with my millet. I do love my millet!

Thank you for reading, I will have more blogs later.





























My next day...

The day after I moved to my new home, I still wanted to stay quiet and be reserved. Can you blame me? I'm only a baby and there's these strange new people walking around. I don't know what new Mum is putting into the food dish below me but I don't want it, I'm quite comfy with my millet right now. She's also telling her Mum how she's not seen me drink and is a little worried about it. What she doesn't know is I'm not a big drinker and I'd rather do it when she's not around. Need to be a private drink ya' know.

I did also have an embarrassing moment that day too, apparently my little bottom feathers got covered in poo and Mum's Mum had to snip away the feathers to clean it. It's a little breezy now!

I'm also still being handled, I'm not sure on these people but I know I can sit on a humans hand and be okay. Although I like being a little naughty by hopping back onto my perch when they go to bring me out the cage door, he-he. They're trying to look for a new cage to by for me with a bigger door.

Maybe I can have more toys please? I only have a colourful plastic hang-y thing with a bell and a turny, noisy thing also with a bell.














My new home


I had previously lost my first Budgie, Tilly, on Easter. Obviously, this was very very upsetting for me but didn't want to get a new Budgie straight away feeling it would be disrespectful.
Tilly would of been four in September/August time of this year. She hated being handled bless her. :)

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Hello there, I think I'll start off by telling you my name. Apparently I'm now called 'Beanie,'
at least that's what my new people have been saying to me. I used to live in South Wales on the top of a mountain with a lady, her husband and a lot of other budgies and cockatoos, even a grumpy parrot up until I was 7 weeks old where I went to live with my new Mum all the way near Gloucester. They had travelled a very long way just to get little me. 
                                                              I must be very special.

It was a long drive and I had to be put into a box, I could hear people talking and I didn't make much fuss on the box but I did try my hand at chewing a way out through the holes … that didn't prove very successful.

Once we got to my new home, I was released out into the room I believe I am now going to be staying in. I got onto my new Mum's finger to see I was being stared at by 4 other people. It felt very strange and I didn't want to say anything and I wasn't too keen on moving either. I sat with new Mum for awhile before she put me into my new cage. It was very quiet with out my last budgie cage friend so I decided to by my millet, with my back to the new people obviously.

Apparently no one is sure what gender I am at the moment, sometimes they call me He and sometimes they call me She. I wish they'd hurry up and find out, even I want to know now.



This is a picture of me taken my new Mum. Don't I look sweet. :)

New Mum is going to keep this diary up for lots of people to have a read, see my progress and for her self to keep a track on how I do over my time with her. 
She also may use this blog for her University work too!