FLIGHT 0646

I’m pleased to publish a short story with accompanying photographs. I can’t say much about it without giving the plot away, but I hope you enjoy it.Continue Reading

A Nature Walk

I’m often asked about the equipment I use for nature watching, my photography and to make my sound recordings. Earlier today I made a short film during which I reveal how much I manage to fit in a small bag. Continue Reading

English Dawn by Gabriel Hemery

With a busy day of video conference calls ahead during our Covid-enforced lockdown, this morning I rose early to find solace in nature. It was dark when I left the house, but already a song thrush was in full voice. I had a destination in mind to visit with myContinue Reading

Ash trees at dawn in Cumbria

As the spread of ash dieback across Britain becomes noticeable, there is a peak in interest about the consequences of ash dieback, with landowners and conservationists seeking good advice about what tree species is best to plant to help nature recover. Here’s a simply summary for landowners, based of peer-reviewed research.Continue Reading