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Episode 2, Cold Blood, Book of the Week - BBC Radio 4

Episode 2, Cold Blood, Book of the Week - BBC Radio 4 | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

Toads - real and imaginary. The temptations of anthropomorphism. (Listen up!

Can The Ebola Epidemic Spread Beyond Africa Through International Air Travel? - International Business Times

Can The Ebola Epidemic Spread Beyond Africa Through International Air Travel? - International Business Times | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

International Business Times Can The Ebola Epidemic Spread Beyond Africa Through International Air Travel? International Business Times The World Health Organization, however, has not yet imposed travel restrictions on the area while the U.S.

Episode 2, Cold Blood, Book of the Week - BBC Radio 4

Episode 2, Cold Blood, Book of the Week - BBC Radio 4 | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

Toads - real and imaginary. The temptations of anthropomorphism. (Listen up!

Non-fiction's beauty is in the I of the beholder - The Conversation

Non-fiction's beauty is in the I of the beholder - The Conversation | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

Non-fiction's beauty is in the I of the beholder The Conversation Narrative nonfiction (NNF) is written by an “I” who is present to a greater or lesser degree in the work itself, and ideally engages with the qualities of literariness that we...

A Short History Of Travel Writing

A Short History Of Travel Writing | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

How did our passion about writing about our journeys came about? Time for a (short) history of travel writing by Nienke Krook, The Travel Tester.

The best of the UK’s national parks

The best of the UK’s national parks | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

To mark National Parks Week, we’ve rounded up the best ways to enjoy some of the country’s most celebrated landscapes, with expert’s tips, favourite campsites, activity guides – and our national parks picture quiz (RT @VisitBritain: It's National...

Two degrees: how the world failed on climate change

Two degrees: how the world failed on climate change | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

For 20 years, climate policy has centered around one goal: making sure we don't get more than 2°C of global warming. That goal is looking increasingly delusional. Via Whats New In The WORLD

Writing no longer buys a champagne lifestyle - The Guardian (blog)

Writing no longer buys a champagne lifestyle - The Guardian (blog) | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

The Guardian (blog) Writing no longer buys a champagne lifestyle The Guardian (blog) A recent report from the Authors Licensing and Collecting Service revealed that 58% of well-established freelance magazine and newspaper journalists earn less than...

Stanfords to hold travel writing festival - Beattie's Book Blog - Blogger

Stanfords to hold travel writing festival - Beattie's Book Blog - Blogger | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

This is the first UK festival focused on travel writing, and we know there's a huge appetite for it amongst readers, and those who are passionate about travel. We're lucky to have a partner, in Clarion Events, who understand the ...

Tree Rings Solve Mystery of World Trade Center Ship : DNews
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Tree Rings Solve Mystery of World Trade Center Ship : DNews | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

New report finds that tree rings in the waterlogged ribs show the vessel was likely built around 1773, in a small shipyard near Philadelphia.

Guardian Book Review: Herbaceous by Paul Evans 'The John Clare of his generation'.
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Guardian Book Review: Herbaceous by Paul Evans 'The John Clare of his generation'. | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

John Vidal enjoys a set of tightly told and amusing reflections on plants 'Human history and culture for Evans is right at the heart of nature. I liked the story of the gardeners's mortal enemy, ground elder, being no more eradicable than the instinctive feeling of danger one gets in a dark urban car park, and the image of Serbian Olga eating a sausage sandwich in a British layby, staring out from a chip van at a field of Oxeye daisies that came, like her, from the Balkans'. Via Whats New In…

Brush up on your South Africanisms – The Travel Dictionary
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Brush up on your South Africanisms – The Travel Dictionary | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

Those visiting South Africa for the first time are often left confused when speaking to South Africans for the first time. Plenty of “what did he say?”, blank stares, and a flurry of typing words into Google translate are no […] Via Charles Tiayon

The stuff of travel writers' nightmares - Lonely Planet
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The stuff of travel writers' nightmares - Lonely Planet | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

Read The stuff of travel writers' nightmares by Lonely Planet (The stuff of #travel writers' nightmares from @leifpettersen http://t.co/odSRvw1MxB #lp)...

Ghost Towns, Puffins and Unspoiled Views

Ghost Towns, Puffins and Unspoiled Views | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

Exploring the Bonavista Peninsula, one of Newfoundland's most dramatic appendages, two decades after a fishing moratorium was declared. | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

The Bucket List And The Love Of Nature
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The Bucket List And The Love Of Nature | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

@TheBucketList shows people love Nature but don’t protect it. Article in Resurgence and Ecologist Magazine http://t.co/cABGLcEPQH The ‘bucket list’ is a staple of contemporary publishing. There are books about “the top 100 wines you must drink”, “the 100 cities you should visit” or “the 100 walks you should do”. Most bucket lists are simply “100 things to do before you die”. So prevalent is this activity now that there’s a master bucket list website where everyone can post a list.

A foundling magpie
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A foundling magpie | Crossing Wild Pages - fiction, nonfiction, poetry

Country diary: Wenlock Edge: Awkward yet bold, vulnerable yet insistent, the young magpie seemed unruffled by our presence, as if it were seeking us out Via Herbaceous