Alexander Jardine illustration from Jack Chance’s ‘For Poachers Only. See more plus illustrations by Bernard Venables, in the gallery.
Tim Dee at Foyles, Charing Cross Road, London WC2 on Tuesday 27 October, 6.30pm. Tickets free, email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a place. In his memoir, The Running Sky: A Birdwatching Life Tim Dee records a lifetime of looking at birds. Mapping his observations and encounters over four decades, he tracks birds both well-known and bizarre […]
The diary of the making of a film. and an on going fascination with birds and their accompanying cast of human characters. By Ceri Levy. Previous entries can be read by clicking here. September 6th A moment of reflection. My job as a documentary maker is to pass on messages from the people I meet. […]
By Jonathan Newdick We walk on the uneven pavement of the ring road: self-conscious ice rink and Carpets-2-go, bright orange against the blue October sky. Orange balloons tied to the lamp post as if Carpets-2-go is having a party. But it’s deserted. ‘free underlay free fitting kit’ shout the posters as the customer advisers stand […]
by Andrew Greig. the third and final installment: The Loch of the Green Corrie has a silence that is not silent. Lying there I can hear air drift through heather and over rock and water. Air and invisible streams are gathered and reflected back by the slopes that soar around us, as though we lie […]