Author of Married to Bhutan and A Field Guide to Happiness, Ornamental Hermit
Joined on 12 April, 2009
Just as black-and-white has a greater intensity than colour, breaking down reality into an essence and emphasising pattern and signal over noise, using so simple an instrument as a cellphone raises vision over technique, writes @DalrympleWill,
The whole thing is interesting, but the story of your ancestor Prattle's end is fantastic @DalrympleWill
Bhutan is now home to 757 species of butterflies.
Mr. Cheku Dukpa (Sr. Ranger), sighted two new species of butterfly for Bhutan: Common Wight (Iton semamora) and Green-striped Palmer (Pirdana major), in Tingtibe.
Mr. Karma Wangdi of the institute maintains the checklist.
Thinphu - Heart of the city - flies hovering over the fresh trash. A busy junction where 100s of people walk by to pick up vegetable, doma Pani & famous youngster eatery area with cctv vigilance. Despite all the rush no one seem to be affected with the foul smell and flies.
What’s one thing you should know about snow leopard conservation? “In our part of the world, it’s mainly helping local communities appreciate the animals that they have to live with all the time,” says Explorer Tshewang Wangchuk of the @BhutanFdn.
What dumb things are you freakishly good at?
- threading a needle
- memorizing long strings of numbers
- finding basic things (scissors, vacuum, can opener) in someone else's house
I can’t find my sewing scissors. Can you come over?