Blog index

26 – A review of two books by Arachne Press by Lily Peters and Cherry Potts (ed) ………. January 2022

25 – on Going Wild in Derbyshire, four-day breaks in the Peak District ………………………… October 2021

24 – A superb week of wildlife at Bridlington & Bempton Cliffs in East Yorkshire …………… September 2021

23 – A review of Paul Brock’s bumper book on Britain’s Insect by Wild Guides ………………. May 2021

22Saving Hogshaw – the housing threat to Buxton’s last bit of wild ground ………………. February 2021

21 – On Pagnol’s Water of the Hills part 2, reflections on non-human nature ………………… January 2020

20 – On Marcel Pagnol’s Water of the Hills a favourite novel & a parable for our times ….. November 2019

19 – Post on Ivy Bee Colletes hederae and other insects in the hedgerow ……………………. September 2019

18 – An account of a Sparrowhawk catching, killing and eating a Common Starling …….. May 2019

17 – A brief obituary and memoire of my friend the artist Martin Woodcock 1935-201….. February 2019

16 – Selling Blackwater Carr account of my five-acre patch in east Norfolk …………………… November 2018

15 – The Nature of Nature: reflections on an event at the Green Party conference ………… October 2018

14 – Watching Cinereous and Griffon Vultures in Extremadura in s-w Spain ………………….. August 2018

13 – On my other favourite European landscape – the lake regions of Prespa & Ohrid ……… May 2018

12 – On Zagori, my most beloved and personally important European landscape …………… July 2017

11 – Companion piece on a nature writing course set in Extremadura, s-w Spain …………… November 2016

10 – On one of my all-time favourite travel books, Bitter Lemons by Lawrence Durrell .…….. December 2015

9 – An outline of a Writing & Wildlife holiday that I established in Extremadura, s-w Spain April 2015

8 – A Short Party Political Broadcast on behalf of the Nature party and the need for action .. March 2015

7 – Partners in Rhyme: Judging The Rialto Nature Poetry Comp with friend Matt Howard ….. January 2015

6 – (O The Holly) and the Ivy – a celebration of Ivy & its multitudinous wildlife riches …………… December 2014

5 – Meadow Making at Blackwater: working with Hawk & Owl Trust at Blackwater Carr ……….October 2014

4 – An Island in Two Seas: on staying at Mary’s Mum & Dad’s place in North Ronaldsay ……… July 2014

3 – The Casual Killing of 5 billion dogs – a review of Trash Animals and The Global Pigeon ….. June 2104

2 – King of a Million Spider – account of progress at my Norfolk patch Blackwater Carr ………. April 2014

1 Ty Newydd Nature Writing 2007-2113 on working at this fabulous Welsh writing centre .. October 2013

 

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