Collections of informally documented stuff have become my archives of sorts.
David Hockney • starling murmurations • ancient scripts • wet plate photography • Amy Liptrot • Black Death! • book reviews
The Pros and Cons of tying the knot · prehistoric invention · Ernest Shackleton · W.G. Sebald · swallows · comma splices · Amy Liptrot · Kapka Kassabova
The follow-up to the best-selling ‘The Outrun’.
Research triage · filing your nuggets · pupil shapes · Amy Liptrot · moths and bats · critical reading · early medieval history · Tim Dee · book reviews
One of the advantages of living in the same area as a number of other nature-writerish types is you occasionally receive really good tip-offs.
Richard Mabey · Tim Dee · Mark Cocker · Amy Liptrot · Kathleen Jamie · Patti Smith · Alan Bennett · Melissa Harrison · Urban Birder · Patrick Wright · Clive James · and more…
A second swift, and some spectacular light.
A walk on the Moor, and some encouragement from my favourite writer.
Julian Hoffman · CGP Grey · WG Sebald · Kathleen Jamie · Tim Dee · LRB · Alan Bennett · Caught by the River
A Caught by the River event in Todmorden.
In which I finally get to meet author and online friend Neil Ansell, along with local pal Amy Liptrot.