Category Archives: Books

The Lost Words – in photos

The Lost Words – A Spell Book to conjure back disappearing words. I’m so glad that none of these words have disappeared from my life and I’m fortunate enough to have plenty of photos of each of these Lost Words … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day 1- Food you can forage

Tiffany Francis’s book Food you can Forage is a bright and colourful foraging guide. Divided in to 4 sections – Woodlands, Coastlines, Heathland and Meadows, it explores how to identify, collect and cook with wild plants that many people walk past … Continue reading

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Appleton Wildlife Diary is 5 years old today

When I started Appleton Wildlife Diary 5 years ago I never imagined that I would still be writing it 5 years later. Over the past 5 years I have had some amazing wildlife encounters, met some inspirational people and been … Continue reading

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Day 27 – Badger talk at Wytham woods

This evening Oxon Badger Group held an evening of Badger watching and a speakers panel. Mark Avery, Dominic Dyer, Hugh Warwick and Caspar Henderson hosted by Charlie Moores spent an interesting hour discussing nature writing. In turn each author spoke about why … Continue reading

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Animal exhibition at The Story Museum

Todays post is something completely different, but it still has a connection to nature. Oxford’s Story Museum has a new exhibition – ANIMAL – a safari through stories. The Story museum is an amazing place, built on the idea of … Continue reading

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