Waiting for the train home – inconsequential thoughts

I was waiting at St Pancras Station one morning this week for the train home. I was early. I’m almost always early. St Pancras station, though it is large, feels more like an open air station than most London stations. Now I know there has to be some sort of hole to let the trains…

BPOTY deadline – end of November

If you are going to enter the Bird Photographer of the Year competition then you have just over two weeks to get your entry sorted out. I’m looking forward to judging the new Conservation Documentary category (with Mark Carwardine and others). Here’s an explanation of what’s needed from Paul Sterry. And here’s the weblink –…

Craig Bennett for Wildlife Trusts

It was announced today that Craig Bennett from FoE will take over from Steph Hilborne at the Wildlife Trust’s Head Office in Newark. Congratulations to him! But it’s a challenging role. It’s not as though you are in any way ‘in charge’ of all the individual county and country Wildlife Trusts (47 of them, is…