Welcome to TONMO, the premier cephalopod interest community, and birthplace of #WorldOctopusDay and #CephalopodAwarenessDays. Founded in 2000, we are a large community of experts, hobbyists and enthusiasts, some of whom come together when we host our biennial conference. To join in on the fun, sign up. You can also become a Supporter for just $50/year to remove all ads and enjoy other perks. Follow us on Twitter for more cephy goodness.
As it went, I spent the day in rehearsals for the play I'm appearing in, but I did hoist two pints of the Irish stuff to mark the occasion. Sadly, the hoped for Architeuthis stranding on a local beach did not occur. The flurry of jellyfish almost made up for it. (Memo to self: next time I relate a phobia, make it something actually very pleasant, like Mia Kirshner. I'm deeply phobic about her. Don't send pictures. Can't stand her.)