A year in the life of a Scottish bookseller.
My eighth annual video slideshow.
Darwin’s botany today.
writing & research · milestones · Anthea Bell · island wardens · hillforts · pubs · oak trees · ancient ships · self-improvement · Mark Cocker · Jan Morris · Melissa Harrison
The jottings of a great observer of nature’s minutiae.
Essays on factual writing.
Travels through Britain and its ever-present past.
Rural idylls weren’t quite as idyllic as they seemed.
A thought diary.
Can we save Britain’s wildlife before it’s too late?