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PHATS project progress, ELISA validations and my return to Liege

Welcome back to my corner of the internet and the PHATS blog! The first four months of 2017 have flown by as the team has headed back into their labs to analyse all the samples we collected over the winter on the Isle of May grey seal breeding colony (to read about our fieldwork adventures, see these blogs… 961 more words


The Military Industrial Complex and its Dependence on Special Ops Forces

In our last blog, we pointed out that the United States is involved in some kind of military operation today in 134 countries. The great majority of these operations were conducted by U.S. 1,332 more words


#14 of 52: A Year By The Sea by Joan Anderson

I’ve been thinking lately about my most recent book choices. I know I already mentioned in a previous post that I was on a “self-help kick.” But I never mentioned why. 1,163 more words

Poem: "The Selkie's Complaint"

Since it’s National Poetry Month and also crunch time in my classes, I thought I’d get in a quick post with a poem of my own. 175 more words


Feeding time! 

Me and my sister popped over the border into Scotland for the day. Had a lovely meal of haggis and black pudding pizza…. Yes, you read that correctly!! 21 more words

Wonderful Wild Wales - By The Sea

I spent Easter having the most amazing wildlife adventure in Llangrannog, Wales

I did so much, saw so much that I’ve had to split it over 2 blogs. 1,232 more words


Oregon Zoo Day!

We took a trip to the Oregon Zoo on a Thursday afternoon! Before the trip we checked the weather and it said 40% chance of rain.. 83 more words