“If you want a lemon for your G and T, just go into the garden a pick one,” said Jenny. “But watch out for the nazgul!” Actually she didn’t mention the nazgul as I set out in search of the pure citrus experience, but maybe she should have. Rare birds soar and flap and flit… Continue reading
Posts tagged conservation
Could housing go green as planners develop 2020 vision?
BBC Radio 4’s Start the week (Monday January 6) took the starting-the-New-Year theme of rebuilding, and featured as one of its subjects an innovative prize-winning council housing project in Norwich. But how innovative? David Mikhail, whose architectural practice won last year’s Stirling Prize for this scheme, told presenter Andrew Marr what they had created there,… Continue reading →
Tourists taking photos of whale sharks could be helping conservation
The citizen photographer is starting to be very useful. I would be surprised if one of the images of the year is not the Russian meteorite flashing across a Urals motorway, filmed by one of the dashboard cameras that drivers there habitually carry to record fake accidents. Other dramatic images of 2013, captured by the… Continue reading →