Portrait of a mole

Portrait of a mole

It’s not often that I get the chance to spend time with a mole, I’m not sure many people do. Yet one day this summer, a mole surfaced in our Yorkshire Dales garden where we were house sitting. After leaving a few hills on the lawn, he (sex unknown but I...
Snake vs Frog – who is your money on?

Snake vs Frog – who is your money on?

After a throughly enjoyable yet unproductive day on the slopes of Mount Merapi in search of the Javan Hawk eagle, Panji, my Indonesian guide decided to show me a small park in Yogyakarta that is a hotspot for kingfishers. Situated near the university, we found a small...