Dying to give birth
If ever males wondered if they were born as the favoured gender, here is some real proof – as if any proof were needed. I’ve long lamented the gross inequality of the genders.
All at sea for a Cape Horner bid ... and how
It’s the anniversary of sailing around notorious old Cape Horn back in, well, memory seems to suggest 1981. Could it really be so long ago?
Where to go on holiday? Robert knows
It isn't odd and rather extraordinary just how adaptable we are, whether it involves our work or play, or even love and companionship. Take holidays, for instance.
Why foxes love January
The tears children spill over a snowless early spring are drowned by the howls of joy of foxes in my communal garden and in the neighbourhood, probably in most British neighbourhoods.