Lonesome George died 10 years ago. Now there is a new contender – a tortoise called Fernanda – for the most lonesome creature on earth.
The power of Lonesome George
2022 marks the 10th anniversary of Lonesome George’s death, a good time to reflect on the events immediately after his passing and the enduring power of this singular tortoise.
The Darent as The Shire
The Darent River at dawn this week, at a spot just south of Eynsford, was so stereotypically beautiful I rather fancied a Hobbit might pop his head out from behind a tree.