- A hypothetical innate and genetically determined affinity of human beings with the natural world.
I’ve always thought that if I ever had the chance to choose a whale name, I’d pick a beautiful, strong, and completely non-emotional one. Perhaps that’ll happen if I get to name another whale somewhere, someday.
*Journal entry from summer 2015* It’s a girl! It’s a giiirllll!!! I run off from the lab into the rocks of Whale Point to share the news with the team working on the boat outside as frantic and excited as if a loved one had just had a brand newborn baby. To be honest, more … Continue reading How do you sex a whale?
I have loved whales since I was very young. Their sheer size, their beauty. Their incredibly complex social structures and behaviours, evolution, and adaptations to return to life in the water… They are, to me, particularly fascinating creatures. I have dedicated most of my life to studying them, and taking the steps needed to be … Continue reading On whales, and those who hunt them
As you may know, I lost my NaNoWriMo virginity this month. And it was a very interesting process and experience. One thing that fascinated me is how much easier it felt compared to academic writing, which has been my default in the past decade or so, with a few, short exceptions to it. Yes, I … Continue reading On creative writing