Academia as a vocation. Thoughts on teaching, scholarship, and the other things that the privilege of being an academic affords the ability to think about. I also use this blog when I teach as a central repository of stuff related to various courses, so you'll find some of that if you browse here too.
Virgin (lizard) births
Thanks to the magic of rss feeds, this little gem from the BBC:
"We will be on the look-out for shepherds, wise men and an unusually bright star in the sky over Chester Zoo."