Walking along the Avon, from a distance, the trees ahead were possessed with a shimmering sheen, not quite crabapple blossom, not quite the silver of a…
David Charles
We need to tell Priti Patel and this government that our country will always stand for tolerance and compassion and that we will continue to offer a sa…
David Charles
The unexpected tea room is my favourite part of any English journey. The tea room that hoves into view at exactly the moment it shouldn’t, in exactly t…
David Charles
Occasionally an author gets everything their work deserves. One such is Kirsty Capes, a fellow student on a novel-writing course I took three years ago…
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This week I learnt how to interpret a synoptic chart. Well. I say that. What I mean is I learnt what the heck a synoptic chart is…
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The most obvious difference between living indoors and living outdoors is the untidyness—hence the urbanite’s obsession with leaf-blowers. But the most…
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I don’t know what I expected from a five day survival bushcraft course in an Oxfordshire woodland, but, on reflection, I should have packed more Hobnob…
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This week: birthdays, trespasses and invisible women...
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This week: Killer Coke, Ten Tors, soil inoculation and a world without email?
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This week: Adriatic, abnormalisation and adulting - and the lollipop moment...
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This week: amaranth and the Reach Out Party...
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This week: Days of Adventure - purple cow HELP! - and cryptocurrencies versus the climate...
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