The Elephant Whisper: A 300 Word Review

The Elephant Whisperer by Lawrence Anthony with Graham Spence “Learning about life, loyalty and freedom from a remarkable herd of elephants”   The title and its tagline were a bad start. The people who declare themselves as animal ‘whisperers’ are generally those on tv who are pretty good at training domestic dogs or, in all honesty, they’re … More The Elephant Whisper: A 300 Word Review

Electric Blue

  I don’t have a bucket list per se: I have a number of animals that I know I want to see, but I want to see them doing very specific things. Here’s an idea of what I mean: Red deer rutting Otters romping Kingfishers fishing Stag beetles stomping Grey seals basking …And as of … More Electric Blue

Restless at 2PM

  For the last few months I’ve been neglecting my subscriptions to BBC Wildlife and National Geographic. They’ve been mounting on the far right of my desk, some still in their plastic wraps, forming a mini-Andes of magazines. Today was the day I decided to deal with the backlog head on, meaning I could clear … More Restless at 2PM