Perhaps you have experienced a moment like this: you’re sitting in the kitchen drinking tea and staring out of the window, when a fox appears outside. You are startled; so is he. Your eyes meet. For a moment you wonder: is he trying to tell me something? And then the fox springs over the wall and the thought seems faintly absurd, so you forget about it and get on with your day.

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AuthorAlice O'Keeffe