Monday in January

It is a sun­ny morn­ing. It is also Mon­day, but despite the blue sky it is def­i­nite­ly not a Blue Mon­day. This morn­ing I final­ly put on my run­ning shoes again, after weeks of lazi­ness. It was great to do my usu­al run in the park. And as a per­fect reward there was the full moon, …

The future is gray

After an ele­phan­tas­tic expe­ri­ence today, a blog with flop­py ears. Some time ago we saw Ahmed the ele­phant, who lived from 1919–1974 in the north of Kenya. Because he seemed to have enor­mous tuskers, con­ser­va­tion­ists were afraid he would be an attrac­tive tar­get for poach­ers. So he got pres­i­den­tial pro­tec­tion of Keny­at­ta (father of the …