Beneath the shade of the trees she spent two decades planting, Ruth Pavey reflects on the fate of her wood.
As steward, she had witnessed nature’s forces shifting and the abundance of species dwindling. When the rabbits suddenly vanished, she knew it was time to take a closer look at what she could do to preserve the legacy of the wood for generations to come. Deeper into the Wood continues the story Ruth Pavey began in A Wood of One’s Own and recounts a year in the life of an amateur naturalist working with wildlife experts to interpret the language of the land.
‘A wonderfully personal evocation of the joys, hard work and meaning of creating a wood for wildlife, written with sensitivity and care. A delightful read’ Stephen Moss
The View from Denestornya
Count Miklos Banffy’s Transylvanian Trilogy is a long novel about the follies, beauties and shortcomings of Hungarian society in the decade leading up to the First World War. He wrote it during the...Read more