Thursday 27 May 2021

Online Reading No 21


In Torridon, May 15


Two months have flashed by since I last listed online reading I've enjoyed so I've had to be very selective with the links this time or the post would stretch into the far distance. 


A Journey Worth Taking

Andrew Terrill writes about the adventure of writing a book on his 7000 mile walk through Europe and the many years it took. The book, The Earth Beneath My Feet, is out on June 1. I'm reading it now and it's excellent. 

Going Further: Planning for Long Distance Walks 

Sensible advice and inspiring photographs from David Lintern. 

Nick Gardner, aiming for all the Munros at 81 

The inspiring story of an 81 year old climbing all the Munros for charity. Nick Gardner talks to Dan Bailey.

To Vegas With Igloo Ed

 Andrew Terrill spends a night in a lean-to shelter with Igloo Ed and it's just like Vegas ......

The Colour of Spring  

In this moving piece David Lintern works through grief on a trip in the Fannichs. 

Hill classifications and the people behind the lists 

An informative look at the Munros list and many more.


Gemma Smith visits Altnaharra in Sutherland and tells the story of this remote settlement. 

Millican Dalton - The Professor Of Adventure

Iona Glen tells the story of Millican Dalton (1867-1947), a self-styled 'Professor of Adventure' who lived in a cave in Borrowdale and led camping and climbing trips in the vicinity of Keswick.

Roe deer in a snowy meadow at dawn, May 5, 4.55 a.m. Camera trap photo.



It's Time to End Burning on Grouse Moors

Max Wiszniewski of REVIVE, the coalition for grouse moor reform, says ending 'muirburn' could boost both biodiversity and the fight against climate change.

Conservation legend Roy Dennis: ‘We’re facing an ecological crisis, but it’s exciting too’

Patrick Barkham talks to Roy Dennis about conservation and saving wildlife.

I finally bought my own trail camera!  

Ben Dolphin has exciting results from his new trail camera, eventually.

In Search of the Golden Eagle

RSPB nature reserve warden and wildlife photographer David Dinsley finds golden eagles and much more.

What we think about the Government’s announcements on trees, peat and nature recovery 

Rewilding Britain's Guy Shrubsole looks at the UK government's recent proposals for nature.

Rewilding: four tips to let nature thrive

Practical suggestions for rewilding in Britain from Sophie Wynne-Jones, Ian Convery, and Steve Carver

Marsh marigolds, River Spey. May 5.

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