Sunset over fan palms in the Okavango Delta

“I don’t like birds!” Siân was looking at me with a ‘there-I-said-it’ expression of annoyance. “Ever since I was young and saw that Hitchcock movie, birds give me the creeps,” she continued. Siân’s husband tried to laugh things off with a ‘That was fiction, dear’, but even he could not thaw the atmosphere. I was […]