How red grouse change their habits in cold weather.
Writing tagged: ‘Yorkshire’
Prize-winning author lost on Moor
When your instincts and your compass disagree, trust your instincts. I mean your compass.
Our kitchen might not be of World Heritage Site calibre just yet, but each autumn there comes a reminder that our house sits on the same spinning rock as Stonehenge and Newgrange.
The best camera
My point-and-shoot camera turned out to be the best camera in the world yesterday.
The Moor is at peak-purple at this time of year, with the heather in full bloom.
The nearly dead tree
Each spring, I visit a particular corner of the Moor to check if an old friend has managed to survive another winter.
My photos from an out-of-season weekend at the seaside.
The return of the delicate flapwort
On a second expedition I made in search of a rare plant. This time, I accompanied someone who knew what he was doing.
In search of the delicate flapwort—and why we need tricorders
On an expedition I made in search for a rare plant, and the need for DNA-assisted species identification devices.
Exploring my damp patch
For many years, I've sought in vain for a particular wild flower on my local patch—a plant that inspired Charles Darwin to write an entire book on insectivorous plants.
Finding new ways
How plants can end up in the strangest of places.