A memoir of pigeon-keeping and middle-class life in flux, Jon Day’s ‘Homing’ is a sort of ‘P Is For Pigeon’.
The story of human history
—from a bird’s eye view.
In returning, nearly 30 years on, to the territories he last explored in his 1992 Trabant travelogue Stalin’s Nose, Rory … More
“Ah, now. Who can fathom the vaingloriousness of ratcatchers?”
We have always believed in the healing power of our natural landscape, one way or another – but has it been overstated?
How are we to novelise the sixth great extinction?
Whatever humanity is, I think humour is at the heart of it.
The central message of this book, Jeremy Purseglove writes, is that ‘we may nibble away at the planet, but we cannot afford to swallow the lot’.
As we slosh through a wet summer it’s good to spend a little time reflecting on water as a vibrant and vivifying thing.