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Whatever takes your fancy: pigeon shows as geographical inquiry

Kate Whiston, University of Nottingham

The British Homing World Show of the Year; not heard of it? I’ll forgive you. This little-known affair is, for pigeon fanciers across the country, … 977 more words

Transactions Of The Institute Of British Geographers

Let the Tornado Come: A Memoir by Rita Zoey Chin

The author was born into a violent home and experienced a very difficult childhood.  During her teen years she reached rock bottom with drug addiction.  But she found release and refuge in her love for the written word and her love for horses.  120 more words


You Will Always Be Loved

Senior dogs and cats.  Found as strays or surrendered by their owners for a variety of reasons.  Many times overlooked at shelters or never making it to adoptions due to their golden age.  570 more words


Are humans animals?

To me, this question seems ridiculous – of COURSE we are animals! We eat, we defecate, we procreate. Surey there is no room for doubt? Yet there are still many people who would flatly deny that humans are still part of the animal kingdom. 776 more words

Dinosaur displays, talking teddy bears, and plotting pets: what the movies (don't) teach us about human-animal relationships

Kate Whiston, University of Nottingham

As an animal geographer, the heading ‘Becoming Human’ in The Guardian’s g2 film supplement immediately caught my eye. The title rang true of Deleuze and Guatarri’s notion of… 875 more words

Transactions Of The Institute Of British Geographers

Animal Sounds #2 - Birds

In the second show I focused on our relationship with birds. I listened to and discussed the wondrous relationship, the captive relationship and the relationship of respect and unknowing. 55 more words

#soundart #animaladvocacy #animalsounds #resonancefm


Magi, pronounced like ‘Maggie’, is our 13 year old toy poodle mix we adopted in December 2013.  There is a bit of a story behind the spelling of her name but too long for this writing so I won’t include the details.  1,234 more words