Category: Environment

31 January, 2018

Nicola Thomas

two trees, burning

A poem

29 January, 2018

Benjamin Westwood

The Biographical Animal

Jenny Uglow’s Mr Lear

24 October, 2017

Elliot Koubis

Lost for words

18 October, 2017

Kitty Chew   

River Usk

16 October, 2017

Nicolas Liney

“Were the heavens, then, a time-piece?”

Horatio Morpurgo's The Paradoxal Compass: Drake's Dilemma

30 June, 2014

Daveen Koh

On Going for a Walk

Daveen Koh finds Frederic Gros' book to be limited in scope but nevertheless a commendable achievement and a delightful read.

3 June, 2014

Katherine Manfred

“We Are the New Meteorite”

Kolbert relates scientifically valid theories in a refreshingly neutral tone as a powerful warning against anthropogenic destruction.

9 December, 2013

Dominic Davies and Elleke Boehmer

Two Oxford Spires: From Magdalen to Windrush

A series of photos telling the story of Oxford's changing urban landscape between two of its towers, Magdalen and Windrush.

28 October, 2013

Gabriel Roberts

Ecological Boredom

George Monbiot's call for a "rewilding" of both ecosystems and the people that inhabit them is confused in its vague definition of that term.

14 October, 2013

Gabriel Roberts

An England of the Mind

W.G. Hoskins' reflections on the English landscape veer between historical insight and ill-founded nostalgia.