The other night I was lying with my youngest son at bed time, chatting about whatever came into his head at any random moment.
“Mammy, I’m going to big school now, its time for you to have another baby!”
This week Dr. Simple answers a great question that came in from “Office Mum”… Why can we not tickle ourselves?
So go on, admit it…. how many of you tried to tickle yourself while reading this???
What chemicals are released when we burn plastic and what effect can each one have on our health?
The weather has been great here in Ireland recently and I love the smell of the warm Summer air in the morning. On Tuesday morning when I stepped outside I
Here is something new to the blog… A Simple Slice of Science! With these posts I hope to answer a little science related question in 30 seconds or less. These posts will be presented by a
The week’s are flying by, and so too are the Mystery Creature posts on the blog. Here is one to keep you guessing this week, do you know what it is?
Last week’s Mystery Creature was the Aardwolf (Proteles cristata). Although a member of the hyena family, the Aardwolf is closer in size to a fox than a hyena, is a more quiet and solitary animal and has a very restricted diet.
A primarily nocturnal
Thanks to all who commented and suggested names for our three new fluffy arrivals. We have had great fun collecting all these monikers.
The list was quite impressive…
There was plenty of debate but the panel (i.e. the three children) finally
The weeks are just flying by, I can’t believe we are well into June already. Here is another Mystery Creature to keep you guessing this week … do you know this one?
Did you guess last week’s Mystery Creature? Although quite a common moth in Ireland I must admit I had never seen one before;
It was the Beautiful Golden Y Moth (Autographa pulchrina).
The larva feed on low plants such as nettles, ragworth and