20 June 2012
An exclusive new short story.
06 June 2012
John Burnside's nature column.
30 May 2012
The Old Ways: a Journey on Foot Robert Macfarlane Hamish Hamilton, 448pp, £20 With the possible exception of...
02 May 2012
A weekday evening, the afternoon’s storm just ended, the last light on the puddle ruts of the track touched with...
19 March 2012
In December last year, a copy of John James Audubon's Birds of America became the world's most expensive book...
09 January 2012
 And our created being is suspended in the eternal being, and, with respect to its essential being, it is one with...
12 December 2011
There is an aphorism in James P Carse's Finite and Infinite Games that for me has the highest per-word poignancy...
16 November 2011
Leafing through the St Andrews Citizen the other day, I read a piece about plans to dig up a patch of wild ground -...
20 October 2011
We know how far they have travelledto be this eventin an otherwise motionless day;the glare of descentand the sound of...
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01 March 2010
When I was ten years old, my family left a cold, damp prefab in West Fife and moved to Corby, Northamptonshire, where...
26 March 2007
The universe as we know it is a joint product of the observer and the observed Teilhard de Chardin 1 Sleep We came so...