Tag Archives | childhood

The isles of the sun
cracklescape

one of the stories in Cracklescape One evening when all the other children have gone home for their dinners Elric […]

The man who lives with wolves

I first heard of Shaun Ellis when I watched the Natural Geographic documentary on him and his theories about how playing recordings of wolf packs can stop wolf attacks on farm animals. It worked in Poland, but Ellis has no science-biology background so his theories aren’t really accepted. Wolves have always been among my favourite animals, so I guess I was always going to be interested, like the way I’ll always watch those animal rescue shows, even when I know they’re bound to be all overly dramatic and manipulative.

Where the Wild Things are

based on the book by Maurice Sendak I was never exposed to this book as a kid so didn’t have […]