Category Archives: This Wild Life

A Difficult Question

Here’s a question for my younger friends: “Would you vote for someone who promised drastically to reduce your standard of living?” I began this some days ago, prompted by seeing dear old David Attenborough jerking his arms up and down … Continue reading

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Christmas Markets – absolute masochism!

If you are a connoisseur of the most exquisite forms of tedium then I recommend 6 hours at a market stall in winter. I’ve never known time go so slowly. The bits that just about made it worthwhile were those … Continue reading

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Wildlife Blogger of the Year

I’ve entered an adapted version of “The Rutting Season” in this competition run by Terra Incognita: https://www.terra-incognita.travel/2018/the-running-of-the-deer-by-richard-turner The main prize is awarded by a team of judges, but there is also a “Readers’ Choice” in which anyone can vote for one … Continue reading

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The Red Kite Challenge

  So, just between me and me, I  think I know about this wildlife photography business do I? (How’s that for pronouns!) Well, I thought I was certainly getting there, but I’ve been selecting a few shots to print and … Continue reading

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Skokholm as in Stoke ’em (Part 3)

Thursday and Friday Though still badly stressed by the necessity of interacting with so many strangers, the group are becoming less strange, and as I expected, my first impressions were way off the mark. Part of the problem for me … Continue reading

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