A diverse and entertaining collection of writing examining and celebrating the British Countryside, from falconry to foraging and from the musings of a nighttime angler to tips for seasonal drinking.
LANDStuart Maconie (Radio 2) on hill walking / Wainwright walksNick Small (CAUGHT BY THE RIVER regular) how to get nature into your garden, no matter how urban it isRichard King (Loops magazine editor) on the Winter Solstice and on the Summer SolsticeJohn Wright (www.wild-food.net/ on the basics of getting started in foragingBill Drummond (Damsons in Distress)Dan Kieran (Crap Towns/I Fought The Law) on falconry
RIVER / INLAND WATERSJohn Andrews (CAUGHT BY THE RIVER regular) on winter pike fishingJon Berry (CAUGHT BY THE RIVER regular) writing about the night from a fishermen's perspective, the sounds, shadows, the hallucinatory effects of sleep deprivation when the sun rises
COASTLINEIan Vince (The Lie of the Land) on the Jurassic coast and fossilsMartin Noble (British Sea Power) the Exmoor to Dartmoor coastal walkNick Hand (http://www.slowcoast.co.uk/) on what you see when cycling the entire coastline of the UKMichael Smith (BBC4 Drivetime) on the coastline in the north of England
ISLAND LIFESarah Boden (The Observer) on fleeing London to move and become a sheep farmer on Eigg