Wednesday, June 02, 2010


We had a really good time away in Poole with my sister and nephew. We went to the seaside, Monkey World, Brownsea Island, ate fish and chips and much more. Unfortunately there were no waves for my nephew to run away from. Possibly not helped by the reef that was recently installed.

Monkey World was great. We saw lots of moneys (unsurprisingly), and it was hard to choose between the orang-utans, chimps and gibbons for cuteness. I am not sure if the orang-utans won or totally lost it when one of them drank the urine of another and then spent the next several minutes licking up all the urine it had missed. Very, very amusing. But not generally recommended as a cleaning technique.

Here is the offending orang-utan for your perusal:



What a cute cheeky chappie :-) Glad you had a swell time ;-)

(Have you read Bee Season by Myla Goldberg? So far, a very enjoyable read indeed. I've still got a few chapters to go)

Random Reflections said...

TF - he was lovely, despite the whole wee licking thing.

I haven't read that book. Thanks for the recommendation. I'll keep an eye out for it. Thanks.