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New post on my personal website on the delicate subject of...
When you see a bird often enough, its jizz begins to rub off on you—if you'll pardon the expression.
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I was asked to provide some nature book recommendations:
My recommendations for some top nature reading have been included in the updated Caught by the River Nature Book Reader webzine.
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A new post on my personal website, in which I freak out at the stars, then try to photograph them...
 
New article, in which I attempt to photograph the Milky Way Galaxy (from the inside)…

“You feel as if you're going to fall; fall upwards, up into the stars. Your brain reels. Upside-down vertigo. Invertigo.”
I've never seen stars remotely approaching those in Anglesey. There are so damn many of them. Thousand upon thousand. Too many to count.
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A new article by Yours Truly...
 
My latest article for the Caught by the River website: http://richardcarter.com/pleasures-of-august/
August on the Dee Marshes and the Pennine Moors, including encounters with a bolshie pheasant, a practising peregrine, and a flirty wheatear.
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New article by Yours Truly on my personal website...
 
New article about how I overcame my reluctance to write in my precious +Moleskine notebooks.
How I eventually overcame my reluctance to write in my precious notebooks.
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Infamy at last!
This week I was on an expedition to the very edges of civilisation in the wilds of Northern England. On Tuesday I took a local stagecoach to Hebden Bridge, the fabled home of that legendary tribe, ...
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You should be careful over there. Mill flywheels are apt to break loose and head for the valley floor. Alternatively there's an excelant rare chocolate emporium hidden away..........
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I've just written a review of Charles Darwin's wonderful, final book—about worms!
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[Dreadful pun alert] New article on my personal website about my first attempt (at school) at writing about the history of science, and an important lesson learnt..
http://richardcarter.com/bacon-and-x/
Not wishing to boast, but Richard Carter didn't get C-minuses—and he certainly didn't get SEE MEs.
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I have a letter published in the latest edition of the London Review of Books​ on the unlikely subject of weather-forecasting frogs.

This completes an unplanned trilogy of letters in the LRB, all involving some quirky science history. You can read the three letters on my website at: http://richardcarter.com/tag/lrb+correspondence/
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New article on my personal website...
 
With half an hour to kill in Hebden Bridge, I head over to the river to see if there are any dippers around.
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New article on my personal website about photographing swallows...
My dad's dog and I both pursue swallows in our own way.
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The Friends of Charles Darwin have their first member from Iraq - http://friendsofdarwin.com/2015/05/20150530/
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Charlie is our Darwin
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For Darwin fans everywhere, with members in 92 countries !

The Friends of Charles Darwin were founded in 1994 to campaign for the depiction of their hero, Charles Darwin, on a Bank of England bank note. The great man finally appeared on the new £10 note in November, 2000.

Due to popular demand, we're still taking on new members. So if you can truly say "Charlie is my Darwin", and you'd like to be able to write the letters FCD after your name, why not join us? It's free!


The Friends of Charles Darwin is run by +Richard Carter, FCD.