Mystery mushroom

We were out for a walk at Basildon Park (National Trust) yesterday and came across this mystery fungus.  Anyone know what it is?

Sleeping cat

I was just playing with some of the WordPress gallery features and I thought I would share these photos of one of my cats.  She’s soooo cute!

International Talk Like a Pirate Day

Arghghghghgh!  Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day.  I just thought you should all know and I hope you do your best to talk like a pirate.  Oxford University IT Services has got into the spirit again this year and is running a course on the statistical package R (  They are also promoting some suitably pirate-themed electronic resources:

Enjoy them.

[Limps off stage left.]