The Myth of England

To me, England is the country, and the country is England. And when I ask myself what I mean by England, when I think of England when I am abroad, England comes to me though my various senses – through the ear, through the eye and through certain imperishable scents. .The sounds of England, theContinue reading “The Myth of England”

Wolves, Housing and Changing Identity

I have just returned from a public meeting during which the future of the local area appeared to be on trial. There seems to be a wave of development proposals on the cards in this part of Essex (I know that everyone in the UK is facing similar scenarios) at the moment and we areContinue reading “Wolves, Housing and Changing Identity”

Livestock Management: the solution to preventing desertification?

Allan Savory directs some strong words towards the scientific community in this short lecture. He raises some highly important issues and one in particular that is relevant to a theme I am trying to raise awareness of through this blog: never discount an option for the sake of it. We must sometimes think outside theContinue reading “Livestock Management: the solution to preventing desertification?”