Friday, October 8th, 2010

Poo, glorious poo

Keyhole Cichlid
I am totally tired tonight – it’s been a very long day! After two important meetings at work today, I then took the bus to the local aquarium store …


Thursday, May 27th, 2010

Pop goes the button!

My body’s probably trying to tell me something about my expanding waistline (ahh, the joy of getting old!). I went to the loo today at the university (stay with me, …


Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Roarrr – It’s the Year of the Tiger!

Happy Valentine's Day, Tigers!
Happy New Year to you all who happen to know that we have started a new lunar year today! After quite a turbulent the Year of the …


Monday, October 5th, 2009

Yaaaawn! Good night world!

It’s a public holiday today in South Australia – Labour Day. Only those in ACT, SA and NSW have their day-off today, other states have different dates for their Labour …


Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Meat, glorious meat

I left work relatively early today (well, 5.45pm) because I had finished what I had set to do – things have quietened down considerably in the last couple of days …


Monday, October 20th, 2008

Something light to begin the week

After posting items of a more spiritual nature, I thought I’d post something more lightweight today. I’m cooking rice at the moment and can’t wait for it to finish as …


Thursday, October 9th, 2008

My first foray into the world of cichlids

I’ve just returned from my 15-minute stroll from my local aquarium shop, Seaview Aquariums and brought home two checkerboard cichlids. I suspect that they are spade-tailed checkerboard cichlids (Crenicara maculata) …


Monday, September 15th, 2008

Wooly start of the week

The wind has been howling all day – we can even hear the wind whistling from the third floor of our office. The weather forecast warned us yesterday that gale-force …


Thursday, July 10th, 2008

Kuhli Loaches

Here’s a snapshot of my flourishing aquarium in my living room, complete with a resting kuhli loach. My water wisteria plants are growing like crazy, and so are my lace …


Monday, April 14th, 2008

It’s oh so quiet … ssssh, ssssh.

It’s a quiet morning at the office today with most of the staff are either sick, on leave, or away interstate. So it’s reeeeeally quiet at the office at the moment. Combined with …