This week, Mark takes up Anna Pavord’s reflections upon the British landscape, and its changing social and artistic representations, as collected in her 2016 book “Landskipping; Painters, Ploughmen and Places” from Bloomsbury.
Planning a trip to, or presently living in, Spain? (Goodness knows I certainly wish I was!) If so – as you’re reading this publication – chances are you’ll likely be wanting to include at least a little “naturalizing” in your activities.
Written by Paul Waring and Martin Townsend, and illustrated by Richard Lewington, this forthcoming third edition of the “Field Guide to Moths of Great Britain and Ireland” promises to be fully revised, updated, and restructured.
Trees have been a particularly popular subject among new natural history books this past year. It’s a trend I’m very glad to see. For when it comes to forms of life that allow us to learn more about our planets ecosystems, the long life cycles of trees are particularly helpful in bearing witness to changes.