The Pennine Way is a game of numbers – 268 miles, over 11,000m of ascent, and as many pints of real ale as you can handle. But the most significant […]
Watch my short video about a close encounter of the wild kind in the mountains of Canada.
It’s hot for May. On the small station platform at Edale, the air is filled with bird song and the scent of flowers from the surrounding meadows. Walkers, dressed in […]
I reported the destruction of the nesting site to the Police, who were very helpful, but it’s only an offence if the nesting site is occupied and, since I don’t […]
Sometimes I see things that really make me incensed. A little while ago I wrote about a Sand Martin nesting site on the way in to Glenbuck bothy. https://johndburns.wordpress.com/2014/07/29/commuting-to-solitude A […]
I once went on a Leave no Trace course designed to teach you how to be environmentally friendly in the outdoors. We had spent two days carefully covering our tracks […]