Category: Wildlife & nature

all creatures great and small

Know your islands

1. The bail[i]wick is divided into twelve parishes, all bar two being saints. 2. It has Teide and had a bad aircrash many years ago. 3. It’s known for black sand beaches and the Transit of Venus. 4. Large deposits…

Ice fishing

Two men decide to go on a week-long ice fishing competition. The fisherman who has caught the most fish by the end of the week will win the competition. It was decided that the contest take place on a remote…

The Empress of Cauliflowers

Chuckles is just too self-effacing but the tale must be told: Everyone needs a worthy project and finally achieving the definitive cauli is as good as any. He writes: We’ve tried for decades, finally our reference standard. He goes on…