Ticking along nicely…

I have been rather quiet on the blog of late, at least when compared to my usual, rather vocal self. This is due, at least in part, to poor internet reception at my current place of residence - the Farne Islands - but also due to an increasing workload. With my MSc Wildlife Management course [...]

Gull cull? No thanks

Gull cull? No thanks

The last few days have seen an infuriating surge in the rhetoric of those calling for the control of Britain's gulls; as campaigners clamour for the lethal action, red-faced MP's bluster and the national press embarks on yet another misinformed wildlife witch-hunt. It has all been rather depressing, at least for those, like me, rather fond of [...]

2016: A Wild Year In Retrospect (Part 1)

It has become somewhat of a tradition on this blog to, near the turn of the year, dwell momentarily on the high-points of the months past. To look back over my experiences and attempt to rank them based on my own enjoyment - if only for a spot of personal amusement. Truthfully, 2016 has been brilliant [...]