Images from a local wood that is being destroyed
Please read this blog post for an update, including further images of the damage. This morning, on my daily walk, I was shocked to discover that a local stand of woodland is in the process of being bulldozed. Most mornings for the last three years, I’ve walked past a
The solastalgia of mountaineering
I’d last been up there ten years before. The landscape looked very different then, the snowfields more extensive, the light a purer white. I returned a decade wiser, weighed down with knowledge of what humanity was doing to these mountains that I loved, and so my sunset from the
Flooding and the spectre of climate change
As I type these words, water is once again pouring into homes and businesses in Glenridding, a small village in the Lake District. Catastrophic storms at the weekend dealt the first blow, but the rain is back and the waters are rising. We are living in remarkable and scary times.