Last weekend I took a trip down to London to visit a friend. As I haven’t been to the capital in around 10 years this was an ideal opportunity for me to “do the museums”. By that I mean the Natural History Museum (NHM) and the Science Museum. In particular, I found the NHM was … Read more The Natural History Museum – fantastic, if not a little misleading!
Britain’s badgers – is a vaccine enough to stop the cull? – Another case of too little too late. If you have read any of my previous blogs (if not I encourage you to do so!!) you will be aware that I grew up in the heart of the English Lake District. Well known … Read more Britain’s badgers – is a vaccine enough to stop the cull?
A month in the life of a Zoo Keeper – My experience of favouritism and guilt. For the last month I have been working at a local zoo, looking after 3 very demanding, very hungry female Asian Elephants. The last month has been a rollercoaster of emotions and opinions about the ethics and morality of … Read more A month in the life of a Zoo Keeper – My experience of favouritism and guilt.