John Burnside on the countryside’s future
This morning, I woke to a sound I didn’t recognise at first.
We think the planet's fish are rightfully ours. But the brown pelican is known to snatch fish from other birds in mid-air.
The cruellest winter is as much part of regeneration as any season of abundance.
Whether it's boring, homogenous, shiny fruit or dying bumblebees, do as Ronald Reagan said: “Just Say No.”
How we think about the natural world matters – which is why the rich metaphors in The Hidden Life of Trees are so important.
Hallowe’en, or All Saints’ Eve, or el Día de los Muertos, or – as I pointed out to everyone’s surprise – the Scottish festival Samhuinn marks the beginning of winter.
The poet John Burnside on the heart and artistry of Leonard Cohen
It wasn’t like in the cartoons at all: speed wasn’t a factor, or at least it wouldn’t be, until much later in the game.
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