Friday, 26 February 2010

Pass me my safari slippers I'm feeling zoological

There was definitely a looming sense of pressure to feel moved and come up with something profound to say when coming face to face with all the animals of the world but I think I'd rather hit it from a different angle. Visiting Taronga Zoological Park has confirmed my long held suspicion that I would be an excellent person for a jungle safari scientist to marry.

In the day he would go off in a jeep to shoot lions, tigers or gorillas with dart guns. In the morning I would ride my horse across the plains. After lunch I would retire to our library to work on my manuscript. We would wire messages to each in morse code. In the evenings we would listen to jungle noises and drink gin with tonic. Tomorrow I will write to Taronga Zoological Park and ask them to add this information to their guide books.

2 comments:

R said...

You'll need a photographer. I'll do it if you'll cover my travel and meal expenses. I'll work out the lodging on my own; I'm pretty low maintenance that way.

Dale Slamma said...

Deal.