Swans are very protective parents. The male swan, called the ‘cob’, can be very aggressive in order to protect his young. Earlier this year, Simon went out to rescue a cygnet that was stuck in a fence, near the River Thames. He had to face a very angry cob that wouldn't let anybody near his poor baby.
For decades, high school teacher Bruce Farrer has been asking his students to write letters to their future selves. Twenty years later, he tracks down the students - wherever they are in the world - and mails their letters to them.
Gets bike back.