I got home from work today and had a delivery. It was my first copy of Bird Therapy in paperback (due out in April) and it was bloody awesome to hold it! Here's a few pics. Feel free to share on social media. A very happy Joe.
On Thursday night, I attended a talk at my local birdwatching group, by Nick Acheson. If you haven't heard of Nick before, he is an incredibly passionate conservationist, a brilliant speaker and since we did an event together at Cley, a friend of mine too. I wasn't actually going to go to the talk, as … Continue reading Some uncomfortable truths
Becoming a parent changes your perspective on most things and one that has been profound for me is the way I feel about the impacts of climate change. I'm not going to lie, up until a year or so ago, I hadn't read up enough about it to fully understand its significance and therefore, whilst … Continue reading Making some (climate) changes
"We could go round to the bridge, where you can see down into the lowest bit where the water is." You could sense the frustration in his voice, that another of his selected sites that had not quite lived up to his own, high, expectations. We'd been looking at a large flock of Canada Geese … Continue reading Making it count
"Very often, nature can be – as it was for Joe Harkness – not in itself a medicine, a dose, a cure, but an opportunity. To connect, take notice, give, learn and be active."