Brilliant. Thoughtful. Heartening. Reflective. Inspirational. Fortifying. Delightful. Amazing. Gentle. Magical. Enthralling. Transformative. Relaxing. Beautiful. These are only some of the words I have already used in conversations, both in person and virtual, to describe Melissa Harrison’s superb (there’s another…) Autumn: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons.
As one who not only grew up in a rural area where hunting is as much a normal part of life as going to school, having a job, or raising a family, but who also spent a decade working for one of the world’s most well known hunting equipment companies – Leupold – I likely […]
Think about modern London. What types of animals do you associate with it? Rats, mice, and pigeons most likely. Pet dogs and cats, as well as their stray and feral relatives. Some ducks, geese and swans in the parks. Perhaps a few horses for the police and the royal family’s ceremonial purposes. But what about […]
If ever a book embodied the truth behind the old saying that a picture is worth a thousand words it is Errol Fuller’s new Lost Animals; Extinction and the Photographic Record, for while somewhat sparing in text, the photographs it includes speak volumes. Indeed, it might even be said that the light touch given to […]