In Case of Deer: Why You Need Backups

Last weekend our family indulged in one of our lockdown rituals – a therapeutic burn off. Fallen leaves, dead branches get tidied up with a  bonfire and then we toast marshmallows. We’d run out of bread for sandwiches for lunch, so I created some novelty by making...

A lesson in failing from Bower birds and Stephen Fry

I’m not much of a birder, but I do love watching birds of paradise with their glorious feathers and hilarious dance moves. So I watched Dancing with the birds on Netflix, narrated by Stephen Fry. Male black sickle bills can go a lifetime without ever seeing a female,...

Ever walked into a room full of people and just gone “fark, I don’t belong here?” To be fair, I’d already walked in and paid for a ticket. 6 or more hours ago. I just hadn’t been kicked out yet. I was visiting a tourist attraction that may or not have the same name as...