Book Review: Encounters with Animals by Gerald Durrell

I first became aware of Durrell through My Family and Other Animals, his memoir about his childhood living in Greece. The hilarious book is filled with the misadventures of the Durrell clan but also captures young Gerald's growing fascination and love for nature. In adult life he would go on to work with animals, including … Continue reading Book Review: Encounters with Animals by Gerald Durrell

Ranking Pets

Does what it says on the tin. 7. Rabbits Names: Thumper and Cottontail Rabbits are the worst.  My sisters and I were suckered in by the fact they look cute and are traditionally portrayed well, like Bugs Bunny, Bucky O'Hare and Buster, Arthur's mate. But when we got them we realised they are awful pets.  … Continue reading Ranking Pets