Chris Marshall The Stuff That Makes Up My Life!

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Remembering Orla

Always a sad day for Sands and I as we remember little Orla who died six (6) years ago today, after a far too short a life, the majority of which was spent fighting...

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Save Bats in Eastern Canada

There were 7,000 brown bats in New Brunswick in 2011 – and only 22 this spring. A disease called white-nose fungus is wiping the winged mammals out. Scientists say that, in some areas, three...

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Happy Birthday Oscar

Oscar (aka Big Pud) is six (6) years old today. I should start by saying that the handsome fella is less of a big pud than he used to be as he is losing...

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Namibia, Don’t Dehorn Rhinos!

The Namibian government has been cutting the horns off rhinos in national parks and private conservation reserves in an attempt to deter poachers. Poachers have killed 14 of Namibia’s rhinos so far this year...

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Happy Anniversary Moreno

Eight (8) years ago today life changed for a little stray black cat that Sandra and I had been feeding in a street near us for a while, and had finally decided to adopt....

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Save Borneo’s Pygmy Elephants

Pygmy elephants in Borneo are in danger of becoming extinct because palm oil companies are destroying their habitat and poisoning them. Borneo, the world’s third largest island, is home to the last remaining 1,500...

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SmartBand or SmartWatch

Think I have found my favourite (style wise) Smart Watch, the MB Chronowing from HP, designed by Michael Bastian. Looks pretty cool, and has all the usual features (details on the Engadget Site) BUT...

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Save the Northern Quoll from Extinction

Dozens of animals in Kakadu National Park, including the northern quoll, are in danger of becoming extinct. Will you sign the petition asking the government to save these vulnerable creatures? A startling 75 species...

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Happy Birthday Tigra

The whirlwind of madness that is Tigra is two (2) years old today, so in theory she should be much calmer and more sensible from today onwards! I don’t advise anybody to hold their...