We will see a lot of this…

Our strong British food brand is built on the high standards to which we hold ourselves. We can maintain and indeed enhance UK standards as we negotiate new trading relationships with friends and neighbours in the EU and leading global economies. Theresa Villiers at the Oxford Farming Conference as reported in the Guardian. Note the…

Guest blog – Planting trees by Ian Parsons

Ian Parsons spent twenty years working as a Ranger with the Forestry Commission, where he not only worked with birds of prey and dormice, but where he developed his passion for trees. Now a freelance writer, Ian runs his own specialist bird tour company leading tours to Extremadura. For more details see www.griffonholidays.com This is…

Nature’s Voice wrapping.

There’s not much doubt that the RSPB’s magazine comes wrapped in a compostable wrapper. Apart from the ghastly name there are quite a lot of odd things about the magazine – how many can you spot? I’ve seen complaints on Twitter about the amount of advertising of overseas holidays in the magazine. That is a…

Bird Study wrapping

I haven’t delved into Bird Study yet as I was distracted by its wrapper. It’s so unusual for a magazine to arrive chez moi apparently wrapped in plastic that I have been scouring the wrapper, the journal and the bit of paper inside the wrapper to find something telling me that it’s all recyclable really….