A Gift for Xmas

I am saddened by the rampant consumerism that is associated with Xmas ...
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Of Fire Flowers and Four-footed Friends

And so we are rapidly coming to the end of a catastrophic COVID-year in which human resilience has been tested ...
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Dragonflies

Back in the 1950s, when we were young, we did not have a swimming pool. But our neighbours did ...
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Chameleon Ballistic Tongue

Have you ever given much thought to animals’ tongues? We all have them – dogs, cats and people ...
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Leopards

“Throughout their range leopards are in rapic decline, having disappeared from North Africa, much of the Middle East and Asia ...
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