A Field Trip to the Countryside

I love the countryside and being outdoors in general, I always have, so I was really looking forward to our grassland ecology survey trip to Devil's Dyke in Cambridgeshire. Now, I understand that looking at plant species isn't every zoologist's dream, but I happen to quite like plants! Devil's Dyke is an Anglo-Saxon earthwork consisting … Continue reading A Field Trip to the Countryside

Good Days and Bad Days

There are good days and bad days at uni. Yesterday was particularly bad, with an incredibly depressing lecture on whaling. So many whales were killed in such a short space of time, all for their oil. The graphs showing their population crashes were just astonishing. Our lecturer had done research at a whaling station earlier … Continue reading Good Days and Bad Days

Writers Block

I always find it frustrating that I can write 500 or 1000 words fairly easily when it comes to sharing my thoughts or writing about something that I'm passionate or knowledgeable about (or having a rant on facebook!), but when it comes to scientific writing I really struggle. At the moment, I'm working on my Marine … Continue reading Writers Block