Land Lines: finding the UK’s favourite book about nature

Many of you will already have heard about this inspired project from the Arts and Humanities Research Council encouraging Brits to nominate their favourite book about the natural world. Each nomination must be of a book ‘by a UK-based writer or by an author who writes about the UK’s landscape and/or wildlife’, and the deadline forContinue reading “Land Lines: finding the UK’s favourite book about nature”

Book Review: ‘Common Ground’ by Rob Cowen

Common Ground is an exploration of place that is in some ways endemic to the ‘new nature writing’ of our age, and yet it is also riddled with originality, pronounced detail and a freshness to its vibe that only journalist Rob Cowen could produce. It tells the story of his new life in Yorkshire, havingContinue reading “Book Review: ‘Common Ground’ by Rob Cowen”