Category Archives: natural history


Terry Tempest Williams’ book has accompanied me for part of my transcontinental journey across the USA. I found it in a bookshop in Wooster, Ohio and it has stayed with me now that we have reached the Pacific coast. She lives … Continue reading

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Zoology textbook from 1930

One of my current photography projects is documenting the natural history of our garden. Natural history has been an interest of mine since childhood so this does not come as a surprise to those who know me. I can identify … Continue reading

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Locusts and the American West

I have always associated locusts with Africa and the Middle East (all those Biblical plagues in the Old Testament) so I was very surprised to pick up this book entitled ‘Locust: the devastating rise and mysterious disappearance of the insect … Continue reading

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