And now for something completely different. The extinction of words. When I was a lad, as they say, the English… Read more No wildlife, but something endangered
Reading charity literature and leaflets about charity conferences, I have been struck by a major difference between them and the… Read more Charity Conferences: what to they achieve?
The conservation world is beginning to wake up to the fact that wildlife is in a much worse state… Read more Declining Wildlife and Christmas: a tenuous connection
Often when completing forms there is a section in it asking about one’s ‘ethnicity’ clearly aiming to ensure political correctness,… Read more The semantics of ethnographies.
I have regularly written about the declines in wildlife, http://www.worldlandtrust.org/news/2017/07/moving-baseline-syndrome and feel compelled to do so yet again. This… Read more Why am I a pessimist?
What stimulated me to think about this was seeing the new logo for a charity I knew very well. It… Read more Re-Branding
Readers of my blogs, will be aware that I am very much opposed to junk mail, as well as chugging,… Read more How you can help save your local bees?
Traditionally most conservationists have an aversion to ‘alien invaders’. From Giant Hog Weed to Grey Squirrels, since the begining… Read more When is an alien native to Britain — some Random thoughts
I was asked recently how it was I was able to tweet fairly regularly (well not that regularly) when I… Read more Tweeting etc
I think it was the great Salvador Dali who said something along the lines of ‘ being contemporary is the… Read more Keeping up to date: Fashion & Fakes; random thoughts