Archive for: Pets and Other Wildlife

Nov 29th, 2008

Never do anything by halves

Or even just plain old wholes apparently. Somehow NaBloPoMo’s 30 posts in 30 days turned into 41 posts in 30 days. What can I say? Once you’re floundering for something of interest to post pretty much anything starts to look post-worthy! It’s been fun, I’ve found new blogs to read and I’ve spent way too […]

Nov 19th, 2008

Car parks are not always concrete jungles

My new workplace is in a fairly recent development hacked out of the edge of a quite extensive area of bushland. The views from the office are rather nice and they’ve done a pretty good job with the landscaping, the car parks have plenty of garden beds strewn about the place. Apparently the local wildlife […]

Nov 7th, 2008

Clara wants to be chased

I was playing with Clara in the backyard this afternoon, she was doing her usual thing of trying to get me to chase her by running around me in small circles taunting me with her squeaky toy. I decided I needed to get this on video. No doubt it’s funnier in real life, plus you […]

Nov 2nd, 2008

Kids and animals are a bugger to photograph

I started out this morning with the intent of having a decent photo of each of the kids and pets with which to illustrate the ever so fascinating story of my Sunday. I should know better than to make plans that depend on kids and animals behaving for a camera. The short version of my […]

Oct 31st, 2008

Tomorrow it begins

NaBloPoMo – A whole month of daily posting. Can I do it? Ought I do it? (Does anyone care?) I’ve done it once before, so I know it’s possible. What on earth am I going to write about? I can hardly depend on fortuitous wildlife visitations every day. I might actually have to plan what […]

Oct 30th, 2008

Eastern Water Dragon

Look who came to visit us this afternoon! Caitlin dragged the dog inside saying there was a lizard in the backyard and freaking out because she once saw Clara dismember a blue tongue lizard at the dog’s previous home back before we inherited her. At first I assumed she was talking about a bigger than […]