Deliverance

Deliverance

For days there had been no signs of human life. Pine forests shrouded in snow and half-frozen lakes glittering in the sun stretched into an unspoilt Canadian wilderness. It was…
A Thing of Beauty

A Thing of Beauty

I’d been looking forward to reading Peter Fiennes’ new book A Thing of Beauty since its first mentions on social media, having read and reviewed its wonderful predecessor Footnotes (2019,…
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…
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…
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…