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Cheeky monkey!

July 29, 2011

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Biologist, Mrs Natalia Paklina said: “At first I thought he was scratching but then it looked like he was tickling himself and laughing. For people on Bali these monkeys are sacred and associated with the monkey-God, Hanuman. ‘It means that the monkeys get given what they want by the locals so they have a lot […]

Rise of the Apes

June 5, 2011

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This afternoon the Northerner and I took a lovely walk along the river. We started off in Hampton Court and ended up in Kingston. Our afternoon outdoors was sadly short-lived as the heavens opened and we were forced to duck into the cinema. No hardship, we opted for the latest X-men film which was pretty […]

Monkey chews its cud

April 3, 2011

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This afternoon the Northerner and I took our dear Irish friends Mr D and Bodhráin-Queen (BQ) to the leafy and well-heeled area of Primrose Hill for a wander through the village before catching their flight. Forget four-by-fours, the streets have become a hazardous place for  pedestrians with hordes of buggy-pushers on every street corner. To escape the […]