Coypu Revisited

I finished working yesterday lunchtime, and took a lazy afternoon in Edmond de Rothschild park in Boulogne-Billancourt (same suburb as the Albert Khan park I wrote about previously). I wanted to rendez-vous with my old friends the coypu, and within minutes of arriving Papa Coypu jumped out of the pond to say hello… Well, hello […]

Coypu vs. Catfish vs. Carp vs. Terrapin vs. Duck in Paris Park

Anxiety dreams often follow a predictable and somewhat boring pattern. I’ve experienced the usual ‘being naked in public’, ‘loosing my teeth’ and ‘being chased’, but my most prevalent nightly trepidations are dreams of large murky movements under muddied waters. Despite the disquiet there’s also a fascination: in the deepest darkest oceans lies the strangest most […]