Chronicles of Athena – Lockout 2016

There I was, happily trotting off to the cinema to see ‘Spotlight’, when I heard an almighty yowl behind me. Edinburgh tenements have a common stairwell, colloquially known as the ‘close’, with an exterior door at the bottom. I was … Continue reading “Chronicles of Athena – Lockout 2016”

When You Know Better than the Expert

John Bradshaw, a scientist at Bristol, wrote two fabulous books: Dog Sense and Cat Sense. They are some of the best popular science books I’ve ever read, and helped me to decide that the Animal Personality book could be a … Continue reading “When You Know Better than the Expert”

Chronicles of Athena – Fifty One Weeks

Let me tell you the story of Athena and the big storm. You see, on Wednesday night we had a big storm. The storm went on for hours, lots of bright, flashing lightning (Theenie loves lightning she has discovered), followed … Continue reading “Chronicles of Athena – Fifty One Weeks”