Archive for May, 2007


Best Picture Yet of A Hedgehog

May 25, 2007

Here’s the best picture I’ve seen yet of a hedgehog, compliments of the Oxfordshire Federation of Women’s Institutes (click on their Activities and Events link):

Women’s Institute Hedgehog

I had hoped to see a hedgehog before we go back to CO, but the little creatures have become quite scarce.

There is a hog watching organization and British Hedgehog Preservation Society, if you find one in need of help.

There was also an adoption program for the hedgehogs stranded on a Scottish isle:


New Blog for the Oxford University Newcomers’ Club

May 3, 2007

I’m now dividing my blogging time between animary, stabbed! and Here & There, the new blog of the Oxford University Newcomers’ Club.

I’ve just posted entries about a club trip to Garsington Manor and Harcourt Arboretum, so please take a look at Here & There. Our group has unique needs and interests, as “newly-arrived wives, husbands or partners of members of the University and visiting scholars.” Some of my activities in Oxford will overlap with the club’s but others will not, which I’ll be figuring out as I go.