Saga of Vlad the vole: Chapter two

After the success of sustaining Vlad for the first night, things swiftly developed. Goats milk feeds were every 2 hours during the day and he was loving it! Occasional solids were offered, but he didn't show any interest in these until another few days, the picky blighter. Day 2 went on well with little to update on, but it was either that night or the next where things got a bit emotional.


Saga of Vlad the Vole: Chapter one

Its been nearly a week since Molly and I became the sudden foster parents to a small baby bank vole (Clethrionomys glareolus) who shall here forth be known as Vlad. I've been avoiding writing about him for that duration out of fear that he may not last long without the care of a mother vole, … Continue reading Saga of Vlad the Vole: Chapter one

Eating Wild: Getting hooked on spearfishing

As part of my life goal to achieve a certain degree of self sufficiency in food products, I've taken to the seas. At home, fish plays a pretty regular role on our dinner plates. On my Mothers side of the family is a Mediterranean (Maltese) background, so inspired by this we've been blessed with all … Continue reading Eating Wild: Getting hooked on spearfishing