On the humbling, comforting realisation that the natural world gets on perfectly well without us.
‘Notes from Walnut Tree Farm’ is by far my favourite Roger Deakin book. His assembled notes and jottings are packed full of ideas. The signal-to-noise ratio is phenomenal.
Struggling to identify a species is the best way to learn.
In which I describe a few of my favourite bridges from my photo-project ‘Hebden's Other Bridges’.
My photo-book of bridges in the Hebden Bridge area is now available.
In which I return to a favourite childhood haunt after a gap of 40 years.
In which I find myself face-to-beak with Troglodites troglodites.
What links sea-turtles, swifts, and railway viaducts? Plus some handy ornithological photo tips.
Sloth is a much-maligned sin, as our driveway demonstrates.
Every spring, something happens in Britain that ranks alongside any wildlife spectacle you might see on telly.