Category Archives: Things That Make Me Happy

Dammit, Jim…

Actually, I can’t finish that line, yet. But, give me three and a half years, and I should be able to. It’s Thursday. Last Saturday, I packed my clothes, some flat-packed shelving units, and my computer into my little car, and moved … Continue reading

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New Developments of Bob

The newest member of our household, Bob the spider (Tegenaria spp. – or Eratigenia atrica apparently. Still reading up on this recent change) seems to have settled in quite happily. This is evidenced largely by the fact that an egg … Continue reading

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New Pets

Ever since my field trip to Portugal (which I really must do a proper post for) I’ve been kind of fascinated by spiders. Partially as a result of this, and partially because it’s always nice to know where the potential … Continue reading

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A Very Silly Beer

I decided to clean/clear out/re-organise the kitchen cupboards today. This was partly because I feel a need to be productive (still looking for a summer job), partly to, well, clean the kitchen, and partly to annoy my other half – … Continue reading

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I Found My Hope On A Website

A few nights ago, just to pass time while playing EVE (doing a 23 jump trip, if that means anything to you), I found myself on the TED website. I like the TED site. Having been directed there a few … Continue reading

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Hero Worship

Temple Grandin is my recently discovered hero. I decided to start some casual study on animal behaviour last year. After reading a few books on cats and dogs, I read a book called Animals in Translation by a woman called … Continue reading

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The Write White Stuff

November has been one of the most interesting and – dare I say it? Yes, I dare! – brilliant months of the year for me. It’s had both good and bad so, since everyone likes to finish on a high, … Continue reading

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