Writing tagged: ‘Mike D’

  • End of a streak

    End of a streak

    My 32-year streak climbing the same hill in North Wales on Christmas Eve has come to an end. 😕

  • 29 June 2019

    A moth, midges, water-boatmen, and a spider.

  • 9 January 2019


  • Tales of derring-don't

    Tales of derring-don’t

    I’m beginning to wonder whether I might inadvertently have begun to invent a new sub-genre of ‘nature writing’.

  • A new favourite place

    A new favourite place

    A walk with an old friend on the Cumbrian coast.

  • Wild Cat Island

    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’.