Posts made in May 15th, 2012

he probably wouldn’t tolerate the unpleasant smell of us

Posted by on May 15, 2012 in Mammals, Wildlife Moment Of The Week | 0 comments

Its 0430, not a time we normally rise but this morning we have an appointment with the doctor in Montevideo to get some xrays on my leg, and that involves a 4 hour journey beginning now. We prise ourselves from our cosy bed, row our numb bodies to the shore, tether the dinghy and somehow slump onto the boney, cold structure of the bikes. We have only 8 miles to ride and somehow the cool, humid air, and dark, silent night conspire to make it an eirily calm episode, only our legs spinning, our minds detached. We don’t have lights, we don’t need them. Enough difused moonlight prepares the...

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