About the Crazy Person

If you want a scapegoat, blame seventh grade science.

It was the rainforest unit, really. Of course, you could blame the NSS butterfly guide as well. It’s equally responsible.

Or Project Noah.

Or the camera I got for my tenth birthday.

Or the fact that the condominium I live in is stuffed to bursting with nature.

And you could go on and on like that. The world is filled with goats, scape and sheep alike.

I would blame wonder, though. I would blame discovery. I would blame a teenager finding a world full of grey had some green hiding in it, and that in that green was hiding red and yellow and blue and all the colors of nature.

I would blame realising the importance of biodiversity. Of what we have to protect. To document.

And, ultimately, save from our own foolishness.

So, whoever you choose to blame, the end-product is an amateur wildlife photographer, birder, butterflyer (what else should I call it? butterfly-watcher doesn’t roll off the tongue), conservationist, and most importantly, explorer. Basically, me.

You can find me somewhere up a tree the majority of the time. Otherwise, searching my Project Noah account, taking a peek at my other blog, Saving MacRitchie, or simply looking for someone gesticulating wildly about white-bellied sea eagles to another person looking around wildly for the quickest escape routes can all produce similar results.

In the end, the only thing left to blame is me.

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3 thoughts on “About the Crazy Person

  1. I’m so glad you stopped by my blog so that I can find yours! You are writing about and photographing many of the creatures I have seen or hope to see some day.


  2. Hi! I read an old post of yours about an old Banyan in Singapore that you cycle past often and attempted to take a photograph of. I would love to hear more about this story for a project we’re doing called Memories of Trees – we’re collecting stories or histories of particular trees in Singapore. It would be great if you can get in touch with us at memoriesoftrees@gmail.com. Thank you!

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