How ravens are returning from the dark side to reclaim old habitats
If the ravens leave the Tower of London legend has it the kingdom will fall. However, as the bird returns to its old habitats, Joe Shute finds reason for optimism in his new book.
It is a foul day, one where dawn never bothered to shake off the grey and by mid-morning the rain is from a bad Hollywood thriller - a trench coat-soaking downpour so heavy it could turn an umbrella inside out.
I am sitting in a parked car without the wipers on, watching fat drops smack and then congeal on the windscreen before sliding off again. Outside, a small procession of mourners makes its way over an iron... read more
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