Category Archives: The York Press

Animals do the funniest things

I spent an engaging afternoon in the company of a weasel named Fidget, who, as his name suggests, barely kept still. I was meant to be interviewing his keeper, the Yorkshire wildlife artist Robert E Fuller, but it wasn’t easy to … Continue reading

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Interpreting Birdsong

Spent a fascinating morning with an ornithologist learning to recognise birds by their song. I learned some incredible things. Did you know, for instance, that birds have regional accents? That a Russian chaffinch pipes a different tune to a British … Continue reading

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Wild at Heart

Gone are the days when being a child meant running wild outside and getting muddy. Now children are kept close, clean and safe on the sofa. But as the nation despairs at how the next generation is losing touch with … Continue reading

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The York Press Times-A-Changing: Forget the mucky boots and straw hat. The modern farmer is more likely to carry a smart phone and wear a string of letters after his name…..

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The Press York, Friday November 9th 2012

Once on the brink of extinction, otters are one again making a splash in Yorkshire’s rivers. Click on the link below to read my double page spread on an exhibition honouring otters. http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/features/features/10037750.Wild_about_otters/

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Remembering old rocking horses Take a look at these really rare rocking horses, click here to read the article.

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