Well…I’ve finally set up a blog!
Thought i’d start off with a little introductory post. So hi there, my name is Ibby. I have a BSc in Zoology and an MA in Journalism (Science and Environment). Basically, I love animals and I love to talk. Creating a blog has allowed me to merge those passions!
I’ve wanted to blog for some time now. Sharing my knowledge and passion for the natural world is something that I adore. Trying to get people to see that we humans are just a tiny part of this small rock we call Earth that is flying through the vast void of the universe. And this is why I wanted to set up a blog. I can use this as a platform to let you see the world from a slightly different point of view. After much umming and ahhing, I have now taken the plunge into the strange and unknown waters of the blogging world.
About the blog name. It all stems from my constantly curious and permanently perplexed state of mind. A vast array of questions often swarm my tiny brain. Why are there so many species on this planet? Is there life elsewhere in the universe? Why is it that humans are the only animals that drive cars? Who invented the doorknob and why? These are just some of the things that keep me up at night. I am a naturally curious being, wanting to find answers to life’s big and small questions. And so I simply named this site after who I am. A curious creature.
Also would like to say a quick thank you to my good friend Reema! She helped me brainstorm ideas for what to call this blog (because I didn’t want something plain like “Ibby Blogs”!). After spouting random and nonsensical names out, she essentially championed this one. Simple but effective. Reema also got straight to work making me a logo which I am obsessed with. Thank you so much for encouraging and helping me get this blog off the ground.
Who knows what to expect from this blog. Even I don’t really know what I’m doing. Whether it be posts about hard topics like evolution, me talking about my love of cats, or just general rambling about my life. Where this blog will go is anyone’s guess. I would do a travel blog of some sort where I go abroad and write about the wildlife I encounter, but we’re in the middle of a global pandemic and I am broke anyway so can’t afford to go anywhere (if this is content you would like to see, feel free to donate me money!). How often will I post? No idea. But I invite you all to join me on this wild journey and open your minds to become a curious creature like me!