Month: March 2024

Birdcall Mnemonics, Itchy Hand, Quiet-Quiet

We’ve come to realise detecting birds in the environment by their calls arguably gives one greater success than through sight. Birds sing, and when they sing nearby, it is a simple matter to hear and notice them. The challenge is distinguishing the songs, one has to eliminate possibilities in...

The Weight of a Chicken

I took an evening hike with two dear colleagues. These walks serve several purposes, of which one of my favourites is hearing stories of my colleagues’ lived experiences. I was lucky the trio of us had already exchanged warm words before, so not much more social knitting needed to...