In the wilderness of Wirral

An unwelcome modern intrusion into one of my favourite wildernesses takes me on an unplanned medieval journey in reverse.


About my—and my mum’s—childhood holidays on the Welsh island of Anglesey.

Wild Cat Island

Three and a half decades after I first became enchanted by the place, I finally set foot on the island that inspired Arthur Ransome's ‘Swallows and Amazons’.