Monthly Archives: December 2016

A Boxing Day storm on Shetland

Bad weather in Shetland is a funny thing. No laughing matter, of course, but it’s a source of wry amusement that what qualifies as bad weather in the rest of the UK is unremarkable here – and that when we … Continue reading

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And so this is Christmas…

As is traditional in the blogosphere, it’s time for the annual introspective round-uppery blog post. This past year has been an unusual one for me – none of the┬ádedicated foreign birding or botany trips that have been a feature of … Continue reading

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On all things green

  I’ve spent a lot of time in the past few weeks working on my orchid manuscript. It’s beginning to take form, and a pleasing life of its own – it draws me in, won’t let me go, and demands … Continue reading

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