Morning Visitor

It’s apparently a saw-whet owl, and it’s been sitting there hanging around all morning. UPDATE: The bird was sitting on a mouse it had caught, and after sleeping and eating, it flew away, leaving part of a mouse corpse in … Continue reading

Kin Killers

As ever, George Packer is much more eloquent than I am. He talks about the imminent extinction of the great apes. The passing from the world of our closest relatives is not a political tragedy, like Burma; it is not … Continue reading