In Search of the Glanville Fritillary

24 March 2017 // On Nature

Sue Brooks delves into the history of butterfly collecting, and goes in search of an increasingly rare species February 2nd and I’m following Geoff Martin down twisting staircases and narrow corridors in the bowels of the Natural History Museum. Another chapter in a fascination with one particular butterfly – the Glanville Fritillary – which started […]

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Driftfish: A Zoomorphic Anthology

15 January 2017 // Books //On Nature //On Water

Danny Adcock reviews Driftfish – the new print anthology of essays, fiction and poetry from Zoomorphic: We are living, apparently, in a ‘post-truth’ world; a world in which its most powerful country has elected as its next president a man who doesn’t believe climate change is real, and who has just appointed as his Secretary […]

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Cutlers Rough, Part 2

20 September 2016 // On Nature //Photography

Words and pictures: Mat Bingham Cutlers Rough has absorbed a lot of my time and energy this year. Other photography projects put on hold, but that is the way of things. Every year I sketch out ideas in a journal I keep. It’s rare that I stick to them, thoughts put to paper, incomplete, unrealised. […]

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The Keartons: Inventing Nature Photography

15 July 2016 // Books //On Nature //Photography

The Keartons: Inventing Nature Photography by John Bevis (Uniformbooks, paperback with flaps, 192 pages. Out now and available in the Caught by the River shop, priced £14.00.) Review by Justin Partyka I spend a lot of time out walking in the country – down tracks, lanes and footpaths, in woods and around fields. I have […]

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Cutlers Rough

4 July 2016 // On Nature //Photography

Words and pictures: Mat Bingham I was struggling to keep my fingers and toes warm. Inhaling the crisp cold air was painful as we talked about the process upgrade at Frankley water treatment works. I was distracted from the discussions about chemical dosing systems and the relative merits of Type 316 stainless steel over concrete […]

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