The Moor is looking decidedly lacklustre this August.
Writing tagged: ‘proto-sidelines’
Stuff I wrote before I conceived of my ‘Sidelines’ section, but, in retrospect, should rightly be filed there.
The Rough Patch
On the advantages of being a crap gardener.
Taking walks without lugging around a massive camera bag: it’ll never catch on!
High tides and volant voles
An unplanned visit to the flooded Dee Marshes is rewarded with a wildlife spectacle.
What I did on my holidays
An Anglesey timelapse video.
Spoonbill identification: harder than you might think
Struggling to identify a species is the best way to learn.
In which I find myself face-to-beak with Troglodites troglodites.
Turtles of the air
What links sea-turtles, swifts, and railway viaducts? Plus some handy ornithological photo tips.
A monument to lethargy
Sloth is a much-maligned sin, as our driveway demonstrates.
A British wildlife spectacle
Every spring, something happens in Britain that ranks alongside any wildlife spectacle you might see on telly.
Hats off to geology!
Geology doesn't receive the recognition it deserves. Our modern understanding of how the world formed and evolved is one of science’s great triumphs.
The Art of Sloe Gardening
In which I attempt to grow blackthorn seedlings from sloes collected last autumn.