Funnel Spider

funnel web

Before we get started on this post, if you or someone with you has just been bitten by a funnel web spider, seek immediate medical attention. Also… First aid treatment for a suspected funnel-web spider bite consists of immediately applying a pressure immobilisation bandage; a technique which consists of wrapping the bitten limb with a [...]

snake

I’m sure some of you may have been mildly interested in my video at the beginning of the week about our second full year living in Australia, the highlights of 2009, but I am sure that what you really want to know about 2009 is what did Australia’s Bad Things achieve during the year. How [...]

not a funnel web spider

Many people would love to live in Australia and dream of moving here at some point. But also for many the fear of snakes and spiders in Australia may just be enough to put them off the idea. So what’s it really like when you do live in Australia? Acclimatisation – getting used to Australian [...]