Looking back to 2014 :: Um olhar sobre 2014

The past year was a wonderful journey into Creatureshire and it’s worth celebrating some of the highlights of 2014. Come with me! O ano que passou foi uma fantástica viagem por Creatureshire e vale a pena celebrar convosco alguns momentos de 2014. Venham comigo! In January I had a wonderful challenge to make some lions. After…

Autumn :: Outono

Seasons are changing and the trees are embracing golden and brown tones. On sunny days the light shift creates a warm atmosphere that makes me miss the roasted chestnuts sold in Lisbon’s streets. And today I was lucky enough to spot a grey squirrel looking for food to store for the winter. I love being out on…

Wild Flora :: Flora Selvagem

Sometimes it is fairly easy to overlook how great it is to be outside, just exploring the places that we think we know already. One of the activities of last week’s Bioblitz was identifying wild plants next to St. Andrews harbour: it was fascinating to learn more about the local flora. Among our discoveries were…

World Oceans Day, by Creatureshire

World Oceans Day :: Dia Mundial dos Oceanos

June 8th is World Oceans Day! Oceans are as essential to human life as forests and generate most of the oxygen in planet Earth. They are also the home of countless amazing creatures, in all sorts of sizes, shapes and colours: some of them look pretty much extra-terrestrial, like the nudibranch or the jellyfish. If you…

White Rhino :: Rinoceronte Branco

Creatureshire’s jungle is welcoming a new creature, the white rhino! They have been wandering through lush savanna’s and grasslands nibbling on savoury grass. They are majestic and yet inspire some sort of serenity. The white rhinoceros has two subspecies and is part of the IUCN list of threatened species. While the southern rhinoceros is slowly…