Commuter-belt home –

Family of house martins

Resides mortgage-free.

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(c) Jackie Le Poidevin

For Carpe Diem: House

The coat of arms of East Sussex is six gold martlets (stylised house martins or swallows) on a red background, with a  silver wavy line representing the coastal boroughs of Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings, and a Saxon crown. They look like pigeons to me but there you go.

 

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Sussex artist Mark Greco’s illustration of house martins, on the other hand, is lovely –

 

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