Raising great horned owls

In 2018, Anna and I became parents.
To a pair of great horned owls, specifically.
Here's how we coped:

  • Owl you doin’? Raising Great horned owls – Introduction

    Owl you doin’? Raising Great horned owls – Introduction9 May, 2018

    An insight into life with a pair of winged, infant demons who poo everywhere, devour flesh and make bizarre noises. Now I know how my parents must've felt.

  • They’re sooooooo cute! – Week One – Raising baby Great horned owls

    They’re sooooooo cute! – Week One – Raising baby Great horned owls18 May, 2018

    I've never worked with owls before and I've never been comfortable around babies. Since these are a mixture of the two, I figured week one would be about getting to grips with the basics.

  • How can something so small, create so much shit? – Week Two – Raising Great horned owls

    How can something so small, create so much shit? – Week Two – Raising Great horned owls22 May, 2018

    While they're definitely growing, there's absolutely no way animals of this size should yet be able to produce ten times their mass in faeces.

  • They grow so fast – Week three, raising Great horned owls

    They grow so fast – Week three, raising Great horned owls29 May, 2018

    While I'm happy to report that the children have become surprisingly tall, I'm sorry to say I must keep this entry quite 'short'. Hehehehe... ugh, I'm dead inside.

  • Our kids are getting big! Raising great horned owls

    Our kids are getting big! Raising great horned owls30 October, 2018

    Sassy girl and Will are still barely a few months old, but their appetite and penchant for mid air tantrums could put even my own to shame!

  • Time to say goodbye – Raising great horned owls

    Time to say goodbye – Raising great horned owls27 July, 2018

    After a month of being loved, looked after and shitting all over my home, our children are no longer with us. I feel like how my parents must've when I finally buggered off, too.

  • Happy birthday children – Raising Great Horned Owls

    Happy birthday children – Raising Great Horned Owls4 April, 2019

    Will and Sassy turn one year old this week. They've come a long way since flying across my living room and spraying us with napalm shit along the way. Shitpalm, if you will.

  • Predatory birds in slow(l) motion – Raising Great Horned Owls

    Predatory birds in slow(l) motion – Raising Great Horned Owls4 December, 2018

    I try to talk about and photograph our children/great horned owls with the same annoying level of frequency as those who parent human offspring.