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Cute and fluffy fruit bats

I love big furry fruit bats. Their fur feels like a cashmere jersey and their wings are like suede.

On a holiday in Singapore I was lucky to get very close to bats at the… 165 more words


Life in Seychelles: Bestest Beasties

House, n.  A hollow edifice erected for the habitation of human, rat, mouse, beetle, cockroach, fly, mosquito, flea, bacillus, and microbe.  ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary…

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Island Life

The night of the thoroughbred

The night
devours the wronged,
even those with charmed lives;
it leaves the boldest,
with benevolent urges and
the restless – bored and

Chennai is home to many colonies of fruit-bats… 175 more words


Zoo Keeper on Kae's 9th Birthday at Banham Zoo

In addition to being a future Olympian you will read on Kae’s profile that she also wants to become a Vet (originally a zoo keeper). So what better birthday surprise for Kae’s 9th Birthday yesterday than to take her to Banham Zoo for a Junior Zoo Keeper Experience (scroll down for photos). 271 more words


The people of the sky - in the flight path of the Flying-foxes

We felt them before we saw them.  I don’t know if it was a change in air pressure, or just that feeling that you are not alone, but we sensed something on a primeval level.  545 more words

Studley Park

I was lucky enough today to be driven out to Studley Park which is on the out skirts of Melbourne. One of the things that I am fast coming to recognise is how many large green spaces there are. 155 more words

Year Abroad



Visiting Davao for a limited time and wanting to set foot on the famous Samal Island? No problem!

You can definitely spend just one day of your itinerary and get the most out of the island. 869 more words