Author: Anna Cole



Cosmo is never going to be as chilled and friendly as Luna was but here she is in a rare chilled moment in her tunnel. Parkin is probably sat just outside shot trying to avoid eye contact with anyone but not wanting to miss out on any food opportunities!

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Saying Hello 1

When Millie came to stay

As a favour for a friend we did some dog sitting. We wondered what the cats would think and I wondered if this might encourage Morgan to get out in the great outdoors. The cats didn’t seem bothered at all. We had a plan to keep dog and cats separate at different ends of the...

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Cosmo & Luna 1

Crazy Cats

It doesn’t seem that long since we had to say goodbye to Robbie – a long standing and much loved member of the family. We really miss her so it didn’t take long to start putting a plan in place for a replacement. Now Robbie was always a bit of a weird cat, with a...

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University dinner 1

Christmas Dinners

It must nearly be Christmas and the office festive dinners are in full swing. As ever there always seems to be a clash with everything happening at the same time. Yesterday was no exception and I had an admin team Christmas lunch at the university and a Psychology Department Christmas dinner in the evening. I...

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Reminders of Home

I have lived in West Wales for a long time and pretty much fell in love with it from the first day, but before coming to university in Aberystwyth I lived on the Isle of Man which is also a very lovely place to live. I’ve always thought the Isle of Man and Aberystwyth are...

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New Phone, new accessories

I’ve needed a new phone for a while. I did have a nice iPhone 5C that did the job well enough but very kindly swapped with Morgan for my even older iPhone 4 so that he could Pokémon while that was all the craze. Needless to say he hasn’t been that inclined to swap back...

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Feed Station 1

Tough Mudder – A spectators perspective         

So, Alan had signed up to do a Tough Mudder with one of my friends Rebecca. There was quite a lot of information out there on what to expect for the competitors but not much for the spectators so I wasn’t sure what it would be like. I am used to watching/supporting at triathlons and...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Awareness Week

It’s Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) awareness week so this seems like a good point to post here about what has been going on with me as well as raising awareness about the disease. I started showing symptoms about a year ago. It started with pain in my feet in the mornings and fairly quickly spread to...

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