Happy 2017!

Happy 2017!

Seeing as the blogging fell away a bit in the second half of last year due to Life Stuff TM, I thought I’d kick off the year with a modified version of one of my semi-regular State of the Mel posts. 2016 was, as it seemed to be for most people, a bit of a slog...

Out and about: Melbourne Zoo

On Saturday I did a photo walk at Melbourne Zoo. Always good to learn some new camera tracks and check out the animals. It was a nice overcast day and didn’t reach the forecast 34 degrees, thank goodness. I have a zoo membership now so am going to try and get...

Farewell

To my dear old orange cat, Tabasco, who left us this morning. He fought the good fight against CRF but the last few days had been telling me he’d had enough. Seeing as we got him around Easter 1995, I guess it’s kind of fitting that he left at Easter time...

The nameless one

Currently pondering cat names as this little cutie came home with me this morning. After all the various cat dramas, it’s lovely to finally have another feline member of the household. So far orange cat doesn’t seem too fussed by strange cat smells or...

A study in orange

We were talking about bucket lists/life lists at my crit group yesterday, which got me thinking about some of the things I want to do. Learn more about photography is one of them (along with buy a digital SLR). But given I’ve just paid for cat palaces and a new...

It’s good to be a cat!

When my little Jessie girl passed away, I decided any new kitten needed to be a mostly indoor kitty. Jessie never went beyond my backyard and the orange cat limits himself to the front porch and the backyard but a young frisky cat might want to roam. Because I...

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