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Breaking Coul Links: The Inherent Weakness of Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI’s)

Are you fond of nature? Does your heart fly with the flutter of the lapwing? Does your heart beat faster at the running of the hare? Perhaps you delight in the dolphin’s acrobatic dance? Of course you do, it’s just like TV, only more realistic. But how much do you really understand about our collective… Continue reading Breaking Coul Links: The Inherent Weakness of Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI’s)

1320Journal Recommends: Red Alert! by Catherine Barr and Anne Wilson

It is a very great challenge for writers to communicate environmental imperatives to young people (and their teachers and carers) without sounding gloomy, preachy or mawkish. It can be a similarly hazardous undertaking for illustrators who must navigate the narrow channel between empathetic and objective representation of serious issues. Catherine Barr who has written the… Continue reading 1320Journal Recommends: Red Alert! by Catherine Barr and Anne Wilson

Charmed, I’m Sure! Tapocketa Deliver Digital Magic with ‘Galdo’s Gift’

It is relatively rare for ebook publishers and creators to produce something that fully explores everything that a digital reading experience can offer. Much of that could be put down to cost, but I suspect that even among the bigger players, there is also an underlying lack of ambition. Tapocketa Studios, on the other hand,… Continue reading Charmed, I’m Sure! Tapocketa Deliver Digital Magic with ‘Galdo’s Gift’

Throwing Shapes: A Conversation with Jazz Musician Paul Harrison About ‘Sugarwork’

Anyone who grew up with Smash Hits will know that the first question that music writers are compelled to ask their interviewees is, “How did your band get their name?” I, on the other hand, thought I’d save jazz pianist Paul Harrison the embarrassment by googling the definition of ‘sugarwork’ beforehand. The very first hit… Continue reading Throwing Shapes: A Conversation with Jazz Musician Paul Harrison About ‘Sugarwork’