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"Singapore's Masked Fruit Bandits - the common palm civet" – three talks by civetgirl Xu Weiting this year!

In the first quarter of 2017, civetgirl Xu Weiting conducted three talks for students of Catholic High School and Yishun Junior College, and staff of Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES). 248 more words


Animalic Roots

We’ve all lost touch with our humanity; or so goes the post-truth pre-Trump ‘Instabook’ millennial thesis. This proposition has even been extended to perfumery, its primal communication finding affinity for some with the notion of the ‘noble savage’. 608 more words

Cultural Production

the da lat weasel coffee farm

“That’s that shit I do like”

Coffee (cà phê) in Vietnam is great. It’s strong, inexpensive, and delicious. Drink it with condensed milk, yogurt, even a raw egg if you live that masochistic brotein lifestyle. 354 more words

Kopi Luwak

Kopi Luwak

Kopi Luwak are coffee beans that come from the Asian Palm Civet (a cat-like and cat-sized mammal native to tropical forests of Asia and Africa) excrement. 103 more words


Coffee, $80, and dung... oh my.

When I started this blog, I never thought I would write a post about dung. That’s right you heard me, DUNG.

Rachael Bale, a write for  314 more words

Maid of Ace

Maid of Ace is an “all sister punk band from south-coast dirty Hastings UK!” formed in 2005. They are Alison Cara Elliott (vocals/guitar), Anna Coral Elliott (guitar/vocals), Abby Charlotte Elliott (drums), and Amy Catherine Elliott (bass/vocals). 316 more words


Civet perfume & Coffee. A call for community involvement.

Civet paste is a rare, ancient and highly esteemed perfume ingredient as well as a traditional medicine in the East.  Collected bi-monthly from the perineal gland of the adult Ethiopian Civet, it is still used in mainstream perfumery but mostly via black market back doors hidden from public sight and in a manner that contributes nothing to the well-being of the animals, the farmers, industry standards or the local economy. 1,004 more words