Browsing All posts tagged under »smoke«

Fish – Day 54

April 28, 2012

2

Next week is my last at camp Budongo. I feel quite emotional about it. I love the surroundings, the staff; field assistants, the researchers and Mary’s cooking (chapatis just won’t taste the same elsewhere!). It will be hard to leave dry-eyed even for a cynical old boot like me. Nine weeks have vanished, but I […]

Primal instinct

June 18, 2011

2

When an explosion at a chemical plant in Louisiana happened on Tuesday, thousands of primates housed just a mile away at the New Iberia Research Centre had nowhere to go. There are more than 7,000 primates (monkeys and chimps) on site. These animals however were one step ahead of their human relatives and knew  instinctively […]

There’s no such thing as bad publicity

April 18, 2011

3

Six minutes in a swanky hotel suite with a Hollywood A-lister pretty much sums up the quality time you get with a star during celebrity junkets. I can hear some of you groupies now, “that’s all I need…!”. Trust me it feels like a bad love affair, it’s over before you realise and you spend […]