Tag Archive | wildlife

#WhereDovesDie: Death on Gozo

They kill doves on Gozo. As on Malta. Any bird is a target. Tiny songbirds fall from the sky. On a walk around the coast …exclaiming at the diversity of plants, arthropods and lizards …pausing at the summits of hills to delight in a turquoise sea under an azure sky I notice an armchair, reached […]

Mpongwe and the Mumba Mosaic project, Day Three: Legends, adventures and the tragedy of poaching

Mwabuka Mwani! Good morning to you! Writing about Thursday on Saturday, having spent most of Friday sleeping off some manner of malaise (likely heat/lack of sleep induced) that seems to have corrected itself now. So today (day three – stay with me) we had a break from work. (I’ve only worked two days, but the […]

We’ll never be here again

I nearly didn’t go to the park today. The routine is: finish work, drive to Mum’s to collect dog, stop for a cuppa (with option on a ginger biscuit), have a chat, remark on Judge Rinder’s latest case (Judge Rinder having replaced McGyver as early evening viewing), stop dog bouncing long enough to attach lead, […]