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Wildlife

Not BB i – birding humour

Not BB i – birding humour

What a great pleasure this is, to invite myself to introduce the welcome rerun (Surely, totally unnecessary…

Wuliansuhai Birds, Inner Mongolia

Birds at Wuliansuhai Birds Recorded at Wuliansuhai (west of Baotou), Inner Mongolia, 24 and 25 September;…

Science

Genius of the Jungles: Alfred Russel Wallace

Genius of the Jungles: Alfred Russel Wallace

Recently came news of a study finding that the distribution and evolution of Galapagos wildlife have…

How to Spot a Scientific Dud

“Nuclear Fusion in a Test Tube” announced the Financial Times on 23 March 1989. Seven years…

Scientific Dieting Cooks Up a Moveable Feast

If only you and I were dogs or rabbits – how much easier this column might…

Travel

Peninsula Hotel Hong Kong

Peninsula Hotel Hong Kong

The host of celebrities who have stayed at Hong Kong’s Peninsula Hotel include Noel Coward, the…

Sri Lanka Wildlife and Culture Travel Tale

Sri Lanka Wildlife and Culture Travel Tale

This is a perfect, tropical morning. With the sun just rising, palm trees cast long shadows…

New Territories Hiking, Hong Kong

New Territories Hiking, Hong Kong

On the Slopes of Tai Mo Shan Hong Kong’s highest mountain, Tai Mo Shan, dominates the…