Nature is fascinating, books aren’t boring and it’s far from grim up north. Here you’ll find little adventures and passionate forays into the wild, alongside ruminations on wellbeing and a good old bit of book talk. So, grab a cup of tea, a biscuit or three and take a look around.
Have you ever tried to imagine a world where elk with 12-foot antlers roamed Ireland’s peat bogs; where hyenas knawed on bones in Yorkshire’s caves; where you could have walked from Paris to London across steppe grassland? What would your commute have looked like? This is Britain in the Pleistocene: a rich, weird and wonderful … More Book review: The Missing Lynx by Ross Barnett