Posts Tagged ‘rabbit’


In Plenary, Practice, Presentation on October 29, 2010 at 8:07 am

It began as it ends, with Africa.

K’s words as we walk away from the little grave. We have chosen a spot high in the hills overlooking Tarifa, the Gibraltar Straits and the African coast. There’s only the one road into Tarifa so this way we will pass her every day, and can say Hi. She won’t be alone.

A few years ago K got a notion to go to Africa and travel overland from Nairobi to Cape Town. It was important to her to get out there and do something for herself that took her outside her comfort zone and to see something of the non-European world. It may partially have been a response to my own travel experiences, which I had possibly mentioned once or twice. More


In Presentation on July 19, 2010 at 2:16 pm

Our lagomorph

This blog was going to be called “rabbit”.

Because to get to Tarifa we won’t be hopping on a plane with a couple of bags and without a worry in the world – one of our challenges is the safe and orderly relocation of one overweight bunny from County Kildare to southern Andalucia. Overweight and not always in the best of moods.

This of course turns a relatively simple move into a bit of a logistical nightmare. We’re into “one of us will have to be here to ship and the other over there to receive” territory. The bunny will have to be boarded and shipped by approved carriers – we’ve already tormented our chosen provider with a hundred odd emails. Very odd emails. More