Where?

Where?

I was first attracted to Where?  as being born in Shropshire I was instantly intrigued by the book’s subheading ‘Life and death in the Shropshire hills’.  Being born in nearby…
Earthed

Earthed

Many of us have dreamt of returning to nature and escaping the humdrum of city living, for Rebecca Schiller and her family this became a reality, taking up a smallholding…
Heavy Time

Heavy Time

I’ve been reading a few bits and pieces about psychogeography lately and with my own academic interest in Religious History then Heavy Time, by Sonia Overall seemed the very book…
The Eternal Season

The Eternal Season

Like many other people over the past 12 months or so many have been experiencing Covid exhaustion, trying as much not to read the daily news of more deaths, seemingly…
Fifty Sounds

Fifty Sounds

There’s something about immersing yourself in another language and culture that always brings romantic imaginings to the fore. I’m sure many of us have dreamt of jetting off to foreign…
Calling the Spirits

Calling the Spirits

I’m sure many of us have seen the image on television or portrayed on radio and comic books of the atypical ‘mystic’ calling out ‘is there anybody there?’, and although…
Forgotten Footprints

Forgotten Footprints

In humankind’s history there have been many ages of discovery, but few that surmise the arduousness and strength of human endurance than Antarctica.  Yet Antarctica, much as the race to…
A Life on our Planet

A Life on our Planet

I think it would be an underestimation to suggest that David Attenborough is one of the leading environmentalists in the country or the planet. His career on television has spanned…
Of Sea

Of Sea

Following on from her celebrated collection of poems, Swims, Elizabeth-Jane Burnett returns to the waters once more with a new collection of poetry, Of Sea, a sequence of 46 poems,…