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Birding Spain’s Ebro Delta

You don’t go to the Ebro Delta for the beaches, although miles of sandy spits stretch out from the mouth of this massive river. You don’t go there for the historic towns and quaint villages, because there are none. Frankly, the towns of the delta, with their concrete cubes and modern holiday developments, seem rather…

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The Great, Grievous Garbage Project

I spent much of the day on the roadside, picking up other people’s garbage. Now, if you happen to be a rubbish collector – which is statistically unlikely – you’re probably saying, “Yeah? So what?” If you’re not, you’re most likely snarking┬ásomething along the lines of, “Treadwell’s finally gone right round the bend. Screw loose.…

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Two Down, 18 to Go

DisaPPOINted! I’m not one to throttle you with condemnation or pontificate from my personal soapbox, but a couple of weeks ago I threw down a gauntlet. Perhaps when you reach nearly 6,000 followers (and really, truly, thank you, everyone) you begin to harbor delusions of grandeur. Perhaps you begin to believe that people will follow…