Squee Sunday: Reading Animals

readingcapybara
October 9, 2016

I don’t know why I didn’t think of this before. I love books and I love animals. Both together has to be even better, yes? I also have fond memories of my son, aged three, “reading” to the kittens. “See that word there? That says, ‘Magic.’”

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The ravens are back

raven
October 5, 2016

I saw very little of the ravens over the summer. I think they were so many tourists with tasty food that they didn’t need me, thank you so very much. Now that it’s getting colder there are fewer ham sandwiches and almond biscuits to be had. Yesterday, my bag of cat food was back in demand. First they ate from my hands, as usual, and flew off. Then one came…

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Squee Sunday: baby hedgehogs

hedgemumbabies
September 18, 2016

I remember occasionally finding hedgehogs in our garden in Leeds when I was a kid. We generally used to give them bread and milk, although they eat insects, snails, frogs, toads, snakes, birds eggs, carrion, fruits, mushrooms, grass roots. I was with an Iranian friend when she saw one for the first time, and that’s when I realised how very odd they look if you’re not used to them. They’re related…

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