Movember

A valued colleague and friend at the RSPB, Gwyn Williams,  is raising money by looking foolish. Please give him some dosh for charity. It’s so good to see Gwyn looking fit and well after his treatment for prostate cancer last year. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Who is all at sea?

The Marine and Coastal Access Act of 2009 was one of the major environmental achievements of the last Labour government but, to be fair, the Shadow Defra team, including Richard Benyon who is now a junior Defra minister, were very supportive of the thrust of the legislation too.  At times, the progress of the Act…

Peregrines – moor is fewer.

I see peregrines quite often these days, but it’s usually in the middle of London (like this image is of one in the middle of Manchester) rather than in the uplands where I would only have expected to see them in my youth.  This is good – I’m glad they have become commoner and more…

Church leaders

Have you read the report of the St Pauls’s Institute on Value and values?  I bet you haven’t, even though it has been in the news quite a lot. Archbisop Rowan Williams’s foreword contains the following words; An ethical approach to economics requires us to move away from the illusion that economics can be considered…

Remembrance of things past?

If you get the chance to go to the Ghosts of gone birds exhibition then do!  I had a look yesterday afternoon and I hope to get back for another look before it finishes on 23 November. Ceri Levy the curator and co-creator of the exhibition told me he was very pleased with how busy…