Fair Game Fair

Yesterday I went to the Game Fair to chat to Andrew Gilruth of the GWCT in front of a fairly full audience in the Carter Jonas marquee. I’ve been going to the Game Fair for years, my first was over 30 years ago and I’ve never turned down an invitation to attend. A couple of…

Wild Justice’s Hen Harrier Day broadcast

A week next Saturday, at 10am on 7 August, Wild Justice is broadcasting a programme about the uplands. Much of it will be live, and hosted live by Chris Packham and Megan McCubbin, but we’ve been recording interviews with quite a wide range of people too. We’re being a bit coy about who they are…

Sunday book review – The Eternal Season by Stephen Rutt

This is a lovely book about summer, and particularly the summer of 2020, the summer of covid. There is much about wildlife, particularly, but not just, birds, of climate change and how that affects the wildlife around us and of the special constraints and disruptions of lockdowns. There are some great accounts of wildlife observations,…

This week

No book review this week as I have been writing a book more than reading a book, although I am confident of publishing at least one book review next Sunday. In other news: I saw my first Gatekeeper of the year but butterfly numbers are very low this year I saw my second Hen Harrier…