Giles Wood mourns the strange death of our village house martins
As the mighty Colorado River has been reduced to a mere trickle, so my marriage is now measured in small acts of mutual kindness. I bring the wife meals on a tray and drive at 20mph. In return, she mends my expanding man-trouser buttons and thoughtfully fillets the tsunami of news media to present me with articles of ecological interest to read while I’m soaking in the tub. ...
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