Monthly Archives: January 2019

“The Wood: the life and times of Cockshutt Wood” by John Lewis Stempel

I was very impressed by “The Wood: the life and times of Cockshutt Wood”. John Lewis-Stempel rented a farm in Herefordshire and had the wood for four years. The book is¬†written as a diary of the last of those four … Continue reading

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Smallwoods, Issue 73, New Year 2019

The postman delivered the current edition of the Small Woods Association’s “Smallwoods” magazine today, for New Year 2019. As well as the usual news roundup, letters, and book reviews, the feature articles include: Carbon capture in wood Identifying signs of … Continue reading

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Burnt oak trees at Dunham Massey

To the southeast of Island Pool in the deer park of Dunham Massey¬†in Cheshire is a group of burnt oaks. I came across them today on a New Year’s Day walk. At first I thought they might be due to … Continue reading

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