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Patrick Barkham
Natural History Writer, The Guardian. New book, Islander, out now. Upcoming talks:
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Patrick Barkham 11h
One week left to nominate your best ever nature book (Waterlog, Being a Beast or Brendon Chase? Arggh, I still can't decide.)
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Patrick Barkham Nov 22
Interesting (depressing) read from Romania: brown bear becomes public enemy number one
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Richard Dawkins Nov 20
“Animals” can’t feel pain or emotions? “Animals”? We aren’t plants, fungi or bacteria, so that makes us animals. At what point in our evolution do they think we became capable of feeling pain or emotions? Australopithecus? Homo habilis? Homo erectus.
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Patrick Barkham Nov 21
Replying to @LouiseCOMS
Good stuff Louise. Did you see mention in my guardian column today?
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Patrick Barkham Nov 20
That's it! Our chat was just like a little taste of island life, a lovely communal gathering. Thank you for having me along.
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Patrick Barkham Nov 20
Hello Sophia - unfortunately we've had to cancel tonight's talk so at least you won't have to split yourself in two. I hope to visit Lyme again soon.
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David Mooney Nov 20
S**t just got real...
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Patrick Barkham Nov 20
Back from the Brink, trees & asthma and 7 herons in this week's notebook
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Stephen Mahony Nov 19
Is this Australia's sexiest centipede? Yes. Yes it is.
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Michael Gove Nov 20
Still haunted by last night's - the imperative to do more to tackle plastic in our oceans is clear. We will work urgently to identify further action.
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Patrick Barkham Nov 20
Thank you very much Kate, I hope you enjoyed the rest of the weekend and sorry I couldn't be there for more of it.
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Hay Festival Nov 20
starts Thursday. To celebrate, we're dropping books all over the UK. Find them, read them, pass them on. Clues coming...
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Dan Hoare Nov 20
Thrilled and very fortunate to be part of this brilliant project: "an antidote to despondency about our destructive relationship with our planet"
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Prof Alastair Driver Nov 19
A must-watch on at 6.15 today for all those interested in as they visit estate - a superb example of how even lowland can move up the rewilding spectrum and be more profitable than intensive farming
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Ben Hoare Nov 19
Leaf art by my girls at lovely Inspired by
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Robert Macfarlane Nov 19
“The sun fired the bone-white coral of the frosted hedges with a cold and sullen glow. Nothing moved in the silent valley till the rime melted and steamed in the sun, and trees began to drip through the mist...” (JA Baker, The Peregrine, 1967)
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Patrick Barkham Nov 19
This week's Islander chats: 19 Taunton, 20 , 21 Lyme, 22 Ross, 23
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Peddyr Mac Nov 18
An absolute bargain of an event with and in a great location get your ticket now before it' too late
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Stephen Moss Nov 19
Looking forward to interviewing the lovely about his book Islander, at - 6.30 tonight (Sunday)...
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Lamorna Elmer Nov 17
"This is an enchanting lyrical book of many wonders; a book of coasts and heartlands; peripheries and interiors; a harmony of travel and nature writing; a book for rucksack and bedside" hurrah for &
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