WHAT BOOK would singer-songwriter Tracey Thorn take to a desert island?

WHAT BOOK would singer-songwriter Tracey Thorn take to a desert island? Singer-songwriter Tracey Thorn is currently reading Luster by Raven Leilani She would have taken War And Peace to a desert island before Covid lockdown After only reading 10% of it in lockdown, she would take Elizabeth Taylor’s works  And C S Lewis’ The Lion, The … Read more

WHAT BOOK would author Maggie O’Farrell take to a desert island?

WHAT BOOK would author Maggie O’Farrell take to a desert island? Maggie O’Farrell is currently reading Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina for the ninth time Author would take William Boy’s Any Human Heart to a desert island Moominland Midwinter first gave her reading bug when she was eight or nine By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:01 BST, … Read more

Live PARROTS transported across Andes were used for feather trade in Atacama Desert 900 years ago

Parrots were carried across the Andes almost 1,000 years ago so vendors could sell their colourful feathers to customers in the Atacama desert, a study has found.  Analysis of six mummified species revealed they were carried more than 300 miles from their native region in the eastern Amazon to the arid land across the mountains. … Read more

Live PARROTS were transported across the Andes to be traded in the Atacama Desert 900 years ago

Parrots were carried across the Andes almost 1,000 years ago so vendors could sell their colourful feathers to customers in the Atacama desert, a study has found.  Analysis of six mummified species revealed they were carried more than 300 miles from their native region in the eastern Amazon to the arid land across the mountains. … Read more

WHAT BOOK would wine writer Hugh Johnson take to a desert island? 

WHAT BOOK would wine writer Hugh Johnson take to a desert island? Hugh Johnson is currently reading The Boundless Sea by David Abulafia UK-based writer would take The Michelin Road Atlas Of France to a desert island He said Hilary Mantel is among the authors who’ve left him cold  By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:02 GMT, … Read more

GMB loses another 100,000 viewers as audience continues to desert show after Piers Morgan quits

Good Morning Britain lost a further 100,000 viewers yesterday as it recorded its joint lowest ratings over the past month – with the show having now lost nearly 40 per cent of its audience since Piers Morgan sensationally quit. The ITV morning programme attracted roughly 800,000 viewers yesterday, which was the joint lowest recorded by … Read more

Boy, 11, discovers a 2,500-year -old fertility amulet in Israel’s Negeve Desert

A boy, 11, made a rare and exciting discovery while on a family vacation – a 2,500-year-old amulet of a fertility goddess. Last month, Zvi Ben-David was visiting Israel’s Negev Desert when he found a ceramic figurine from the sixth century BC, when the region was controlled by Persia. The idol, about two-and-half- inches tall, … Read more

Dubai’s incredible heart-shaped Love Lake in the middle of the desert

In a city with the tallest building in the world, a man-made archipelago in the shape of a palm tree and a hotel with an underwater restaurant, it perhaps comes as no surprise that there are two huge artificial lakes in the desert nearby forming intertwining love hearts. Called Love Lake Dubai, it covers an … Read more

WHAT BOOK would author Lionel Shriver take to a desert island?

WHAT BOOK would author Lionel Shriver take to a desert island? Author and journalist Lionel Shriver is reading Outside Looking In by T. C. Boyle She said that she would take Moby-Dick by Herman Melville to a desert island Books about horses gave Lionel the reading bug, as she was obsessed with them By Daily … Read more