In January 2011, I found myself on a bus that was slowly winding its way through the Japanese countryside and up into the mountains. I had the window seat and to my left, sat a lady. Damp leaves and thick layers of snow coated the ground like an aging carpet. Fog hung in the air, and smoke rose softly from the chimneys of farmhouses that were scattered on the landscape.
I’ve seen a fair amount of animals in my life and up there as one of the most odd and interesting is the ostrich. For a bird, their eyes are unnervingly large, and although they have a duck-like beak their heads are more furry than feathery. Put all of that on top of a long snaky neck, and it’s already hard to look away.
FEAT– noun, a noteworthy or extraordinary act or achievement, usually displaying boldness or skill.
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In early 2005, I was cruising through a remote West African village in (as you can see in the photo) a very posh Jeep. At almost every lurching stop we were swarmed. Wide-eyed children and curious adults would run over to the car and once they got there we would proceed with some kind of sharing.