photography

Nat’s Week, The True Cost, Studying, Elephants and Orangutans

Happy August!

I’m going to overlook and forget that in just under 2 months Summer slowly makes way Autumn Fall. Already in a few shops are winter jumpers and light padded duvet jackets. It’s July, it’s 30C outside and the shops are making me think of winter. So I’m avoiding them. That and after watching The True Cost a documentary about the fast fashion’s social, environmental and human cost, this girl is consciously moving away from fast fashion. Just as the reason why I became a vegetarian then vegan, after watching The True Cost, I don’t want some one or something to suffer for my enjoyment. I know realistically this will be tricky, but I can try.Cheeky parakeet, Barcelona Zoo

I was in the mood for a fashion documentary last Thursday and came across The True Cost on Netflix. If you love clothes, fashion and even if you don’t, I highly recommend watching it. (more…)

Keeping Indoor Cats Cool

(In Warmer Months)

Not that cats need much help when it comes to being cool. Any cat human will tell you cats are cool. Big cats and small cats alike. They effortlessly exude cool. Cats are cool end off.  Every now and then however during in the summer months or if living in a temperate climate they need a little help keeping cool. The cool from the heat cool and even then they look cool beating the heat.

After 12 years in the Mediterranean, the boys and I have finally come up with ways to help them keep cool when the heat hits. So here are my tips for helping keep cats cool.  (more…)

Netflix, Glow, Wonder Woman and The Zoo

This past weekend was a welcome catch up rest break from all the action packed weekends of late. Catching up on chores which didn’t seem to happen as I caught up on Man x Man the first K-drama to be broadcast internationally an hour after screening in Korea on Netflix. In 20 languages! 

The series finished 2 weeks ago and while I’ve got 2 more episodes to go, unlike most of Netflix’s shows that you binge at once, with this show you had to wait like in Korea! I also started watching GLOW: Glamour Ladies Of Wrestling, (more…)

Mid/Late Spring Zoo Photos Part 1

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…)