I’ve been thinking about the ‘monsters’ in Beowulf recently. I don’t think they’re all that monstrous, if anything they’re probably justified in their actions if you look at events from their point of view.
Storks normally migrate in the winter to sub-Saharan Africa, but changes in behaviour have seen them staying in Iberia over winter. More than 14,000 storks are overwintering in Portugal alone, living on open land fill sites just as seagulls do . The have been witnessed waiting for the rubbish trucks and descending on the trucks as they empty
Funny things happen in my brain at six in the morning; it’s a fairly regular occurrence so I’m not too worried. For the last week or so my brain has been working on a concept of life, or more precisely the effect of humanity on other life on Earth. Continue reading