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One Safe Place


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Last week I was sitting in front of “House” on TV with my flatmates. I wasn’t really watching it but fiddling about on my laptop. In the end I was quite hooked though – my biologist curiousity eager to find out what was wrong with the patient’s brains. But, as I sat there, twice I

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Outworkings of Zoology


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I recently added some links to old research papers I was involved in, which perhaps seems a little pretentious, even to me. But, when my past life leaks out I am often asked “what exactly does a zoologist do?”, so I decided to gather some of the products of a zoologist somewhere and, having no

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Advertising Vices?


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Every working day I get off the bus in front of David Jones in Sydney, renowned for it’s window dressing, especially at Christmas. For the last few weeks it has had the most amazing displays of tropical gardens (whole gardens, not even just plants) and fashionably dressed mannequins in each window that you couldn’t help

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Blind Spots


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Seems to be time to blog something, but am having something of a blind spot at the moment (and a blind spot, as in the idea that there’s too much light so you temporarily can’t see anything or as in the idea that you are looking but you miss something because it’s in the place

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Waiting?


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I said in my blurb that now puzzles me, and so it does. And I chaff against the seeming inactivity in some spheres in life. But, I was flicking through an old printed “omer of manna” (actually it’s a diary with “the deeply unfortunate doings of an ill-fated life” printed on the front cover –

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