I’ve been keeping zoo photos to a minimum for a while. Mainly to avoid repeats, same old, does she ever take photos other than at the zoo. Sometimes!
I know when studying animals especially their behaviour you’re not meant to apply anthropomorphism. Likening human behaviour, traits, mannerisms to animals. It’s hard not to when the chimps are waiting (more…)
Nestled along the rocky Costa Brava coastline is the spellbinding Marmurtra Jardi Botanic. A botanical garden that has you feeling like you’re in the royal gardens of King’s Landing or ancient Greece with it’s Linnaeus Pavilion.
I first saw the gardens entrance on the back of a motorbike last year finding Cala Francesc, (more…)
Starting with the most important thing first. Last Monday Mr AJ celebrated his 15th birthday! I’ll keep saying it for forever. I can’t believe he once fitted in the palm of my hands and ruled the street. Well, I like to think he ruled the street. I once saw him late one night in London chasing a fox through the terraced gardens in the snow. The fox went under the fence, he went over the fence. Maybe they were playing. There was a family of foxes at the end of the garden living under a clapped out garden shed and he used to regularly spend nights out. I’d call him in in the morning and he come running down the garden from the shed to walk in like nothing had happened.
One night he came back with blood on his chest (not his), another (more…)
This past week’s been crazy. Ikea trips, rearranging furniture, running all day errands, collecting race t-shirts, trying to keep my cool in the post office with a lady who had to keep repeating things and didn’t like it when I asked her to reweigh the parcel after I had to take a few things out that couldn’t be sent (creams, make up as per the law from Oct last year. I mentioned a poster would be nice, to which she dug out the leaflet saying you can’t fit all this on a poster). I should have just kept quiet and if the parcel got returned, it got returned.
Apparently 2kg is 2kg regardless of what’s just been taken out. (more…)