Nature Book Reader

Nature Book Reader

My recommendations for some top nature reading have been included in the updated Caught by the River Nature Book Reader webzine.

Invertigo

Milky Way

I’ve never seen stars remotely approaching those in Anglesey. There are so damn many of them. Thousand upon thousand. Too many to count.

Pleasures of August

Harebells

August on the Dee Marshes and the Pennine Moors, including encounters with a bolshie pheasant, a practising peregrine, and a flirty wheatear.

Back-endish

Sea mist

How a mere week can make a big difference in the natural world.

In the wilderness of Wirral

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

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’.