We set off on Friday morning firstly dropping off our ferrets for their week away and headed up to Manchester to spend a night with my mother-in-law, her dog & 4 cats. Saturday morning we set off following signs to The North! After around 7 hours on the road (including a short stint on the water whilst on the Corran Ferry) we arrived at the beautiful cottage shortly after our friends after which there were hellos, tea & cake. After setting up some longworth traps (live traps for studying small mammals) & a camera trap baited with peanut butter we settled in for an evening of catching up.
I'm just an ecologist,, SFF fan and rainbow loving gal who wishes she had more time & money for travelling!
Born & bred in the UK I grew up with summer holidays to remote corners of this isle and my memories of these trips involve scrambling up mountains in the rain! Great times! I am fascinated by the natural world around us, by all the amazing creatures that share it with us & the ways they & their habitats fit together.
Having finished my PhD in Ecology in 2010 I set off to see Australia & New Zealand for several months to escape! This blog began then, I've missed several UK based h... full info