Entries tagged "america"

Foxes Dive into Snow, Heading North!

2014-02-10

Foxes in North America dive into snow to catch prey. Unbelievable though it may sound, they have been found to have a massively better success rate if they dive... North! The video is worth watching, it's short and beautiful. Big thanks to Leon Winnert for passing this my way.

Sneak Preview

2010-11-18

My book is being published in the US in January. I'm very excited and not a little curious to see how American readers react to it.I can't think of a book that has hurtled more determinedly into the gap between the two faces of America. Is it a country of 'drive 100 yards to the mall' or 'head west', the pioneer spirit and Henry David Thoreau? Of course it is both; I have seen someone in Florida drive between two shops but stay in the same car-park, but I have also watched someone who thirsted so greatly for…