Myself and 'Mavis'
At long last, one of my life’s goals is finally complete: to build a small, poor-quality catamaran with an inspirational message scrawled on the sail. Today, my good friend Brendan and I accomplished this pie-in-the-sky dream at great personal risk to our very lives. In the post which follows, I detail the factors which led to our decision to wright the shabby craft and our short adventure in launching its maiden voyage.
A Juvenile Theropod skull, 'Hatching The Past'
My respect and admiration for the natural world has become a larger part of my life lately with, perhaps, a greater recognition of evolution and the science behind the process. The rainbow explained has put stars in my eyes, so to speak. Today, I visited a dinosaur exhibit at the South Australia museum (intended, I believe, for children) called; ‘Hatching The Past’ and also the Adelaide Zoo. In this post, I reflect on the exhibit and discuss my feelings on its usefulness and cultural value.