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I live in Australia, although I have spent many years of my life growing up, getting educated and working in Europe and in Eastern and South-East Asia. My occupational background includes journalism, publishing and database management. I am interested in wildlife and ecology, with a special focus on the SE Asian and Australasian regions. I am also interested in the history, people, dynamics, organisations and sociopathology of the biological sciences and conservation of the natural environment.
If you wish to ask or to tell me something, please do so on my talk page, then watchlist it if you expect a reply as I will usually do so there. I prefer any such interchange to be in the one place for dialogual continuity.
For your work on making the Cambodian articles more clear. Congrats, Maias! PhnomPencil (talk) 12:22, 24 November 2011 (UTC)
Australian Wikimedian Recognition (AWR)
Thank you for your contributions on English Wikipedia that have helped improve Australian related content. :D It is very much appreciated. :D Enjoy your Australia Day and please continue your good work! LauraHale (talk) 02:47, 26 January 2012 (UTC)
For your wide-ranging contributions and sustained effort to improve the coverage and quality of articles about protected areas and fauna. --ELEKHHT 00:02, 1 February 2013 (UTC)
The Tireless Contributor Barnstar
For your amazing and tireless copy editing on the Tinamou article. Here's hoping it makes it to FA soon. speednat (talk) 05:29, 3 November 2013 (UTC)
wildlife and ecology
Thank you for contributing professionally to quality articles on "wildlife and ecology, with a special focus on the SE Asian and Australasian regions", such as Pelican, "the most collaborative bird article", for creations such as Tasmanian Masked Owl (2054 today), for creating and adding categories (543 today), - you are an awesome Wikipedian!
Many thanks for your tireless efforts towards cleaning and organizing the "XXX described in YYYY" categories! It is very nice to have a consistent category system to work with. Cheers, Micromesistius (talk) 11:34, 7 October 2018 (UTC)