3 minute read - 11:30 film. Alone in the meadow, the setting sun spotlighting the dance of gnats against emerging lime leaves, I became aware of a sound like footsteps. Removing my headphones I cast my eyes into the shadowy ...

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As I make my way up the slope between a watching avenue of old oaks and sycamores there’s a real bite to the air. Persistent rain has forced the ground to swell like a sponge and leak out rivulets that ...

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As the snow gently settles a blanket of light upon the land nature is slowing down. Right down.Long nights encourage longer sleeps. Much of life from Bluetits to Birch trees conserve their energy, knowing the secret of rest. Hunkering down ...

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We couldn’t come on holiday to the northeast of England and not visit Kielder Forest.Here, in this 250-square-mile stretch of woodland in Northumberland there are plans to reintroduce our native big cat, the Lynx, which became extinct from the British ...

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It was the most unexpected place for a raven encounter. These are the most private of birds and prefer places away from people. So, it didn’t even cross my mind that the crow I was cooing over at one of ...

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The lynx claimed me two summers ago.When I first heard this mysterious and magnificent wild cat was going to be reintroduced back into England, I didn’t believe it at first.Stories like this give me hope. As the very survival of ...

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