NETHERLANDS FROM ABOVE – Migration of Honey Buzzards

25 April 2015 // Birds

NETHERLANDS FROM ABOVE – Migration of Honey Buzzards from 422 South on Vimeo. It’s a pain that this can’t play on here but do click through and be amazed. Brought to our attention by Helen Macdonald via Twitter. Based on real data (latitude, longitude and height) from the University of Amsterdam the animation initially shows […]

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Caught by the Reaper – Percy Sledge

25 April 2015 // Remembrance

The soul singer Percy Sledge died last week, aged 73. Tim Tooher pays tribute: Percy Sledge wasn’t a shouter or a crooner. No, instead, he was a hurter, a carrier of pain, a bearer of burdens. His voice didn’t often growl and roar, nor did it swoop and soar. Instead he was more a vocal […]

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Cefn Hill

24 April 2015 // On Nature

Pool on Cefn Hill: Philip Halling By Nina Lyon. The ground was changing underfoot. The first small nettles, a couple of centimetres across, sharp and cruciform at the edge of the mud. They were smaller yesterday, and would be larger tomorrow, and in a couple of weeks the track to the top of the hill […]

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Let’s All Take A Trip To The Edge Of The Country

23 April 2015 // Caught By... //Events //Music

A week long festival of music, outdoor living and adventure. In two parts. Taking over Fforest Farm, Cilgerran between 10th – 17th August. This summer, Caught by the River heads west for seven days of music, talks, workshops and blissful outdoor living at Fforest in Cardigan (10 – 17 August 2015). Caught by the River […]

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Walnut Tree Farm: The moat

22 April 2015 // On Water

Swimming in the rivers, bays, streams and lidos that make up Waterlog, Joe Minihane completes his journey and follows in the front crawl of Roger Deakin at Walnut Tree Farm moat. By Joe Minihane Originally published on Waterlog Reswum. Used with permission. “The warm rain tumbled down from the gutter in one of those midsummer […]

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