Into the Yarra River – trash, cars & elephants
16 June 2021 | Places
Living right on the Yarra River in Melbourne – or close to it over the years – I’m very aware of its varied moods. Most of the time it’s flowing very slowly by the time it gets to me. I’m always surprised, a few km upriver, how it’s always flowing rapidly as it comes ...
Travels on my Elephant
26 April 2014 | Media
I flew from New York to London the other day, earlier the same day Mark Shand, emerging from a New York hotel bar, tripped, fell, hit his head and died. Mr Shand was the brother of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, wife of Prince Charles, so in the British media it was a ...
Elephants Wreaking Havoc
20 January 2013 | Culture
I’ve just left Rajasthan, the most colourful state in India. A favourite glimpse of a picture in the gallery at the Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur – it’s Maharajah Bakhat Singh watching his elephants ‘wreaking havoc.’