Otterday! And Open Thread

Is it chilly where you are? This week’s Open Thread is hosted by a snowy little otter from Wildpark Pforzheim. [Image by Cloudtail on Flickr.] Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is… Read More ›

Things That Make Me Tired

Someone who describes a social interaction to me which made them sad or angry or bewildered and then asks me to explain why the other person did whatever it was that they did.

Yawning at the press gallery

I didn’t read, listen to or watch a thing over the weekend about the oh so crucial Labor caucus that was supposedly set to challenge Gillard seriously on her fitness to lead the party etc etc etc etc. It all smelled of such desperate hype, recycled hype at that.

Otterday, and Open Thread

Today’s outrageously cute baby otter was snapped by cb1979 at the Cotswold Wildlife Park. Do check out hir lemur photos, too. Lemurs are almost as awesome as otters, and it’s an odds-on bet that when I run out of otter… Read More ›

Otterday! And Open Thread

Today’s otter is from the Monterey Bay Aquarium, via Cute Otters. They have a new African Spotted-Necked otter baby named Ziwa, after the Swahili word for “lake” or “pond”. Ziwa will be three months old tomorrow, which is getting close… Read More ›