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White-winged Tern, Chew

Another Friday evening dash from work to Chew Valley Lake to catch a bird [...]

Guns, Germs, and Steel

Perhaps the book should have been called crops, germs and mammals [...]

River Avon, Bristol

I haven’t walked the loop round St Philip’s Marsh [...]

Civilization IV Decline

Simulate depletion of resources and the spiralling costs of maintaining an ever more complex civilisation [...]

Marsh Sandpiper, Frampton

There was a consistent posse of watchers for this corner of Gloucestershire [...]

Civilization for Anarchists

Not aiming to expand an empire, just survive the expansion of others [...]

Uncivilisation

to be as uncivilised or anarchic as possible [...]

Red-necked Grebe, Frodsham Marsh

Frodsham is in Cheshire, right by a power station and ex-ICI’s Runcorn works [...]

Mull of Galloway

80-metre high cliffs are about the last unspoilt section of the Galloway coast [...]