Monthly Archives: May 2011

Small talk, elephant style

I’ve just spent a wonderful week learning all about elephant behaviour for this article about the Amboseli Trust for Elephants in Kenya, the longest study of wild elephants in the world.

If you would like to buy a copy of the book which summarizes the Trust’s findings over the last 35 years, mentioned in the article below, it is available to purchase here.

Find my article on the Sunday Times website here, or click ‘continue reading’.

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Self-made women make Sunday Times rich list

I spent a fun day chasing across London trying to get in touch with Xiuli Hawken, after realising that one of Britain’s richest businesspeople was still registered as living in a humble semi-detached home near Croydon.

I got hold of her husband in the end, who was charming and very happy to talk about their stratospheric rise in wealth.

Full text available on the Sunday Times website here, and after the fold.

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