Pulitzer-Prize-winning ruminations on the natural world.
Hugely entertaining correspondence from one of Britain’s most popular poets.
Religious tradition has been being ‘undermined’ in Britain since recorded history began—most of the time by people of a distinctly religious persuasion.
Robert Macfarlane · Hilary Mantel · Martha Sprackland · Viking wool · Charles Darwin's reading habits · human evolution · praying to Elrond · drawing · making ink · Rebecca Solnit · insectivorous plants · do pufferfish hold their breath?
Thomas Telford and the Building of Britain.
How we humans shaped the landscape of Britain, from the Ice Age to the present.
In all my years visiting the Dee Marshes, I had never looked across them from the Welsh side.
In which I get out there in meat-space.
In which I geek-out over some high-tech print-production apparatus.
Patti Smith · when your taste exceeds your talent · Spinosa · giant snowballs · reconciling longitude · two toddlers in a trench coat · opinions that need to be justified · Earth's days lengthen · the universe has 20 times more galaxies than we thought · dinosaur tail preserved in amber · John Berger