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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 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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In which the local jackdaws and rooks encounter an unusual foe.
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Although I tend not to dabble in street photography, every now and again an opportunity presents itself, and I feel compelled to reach for my camera.
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Today's solar eclipse, photographed from my garden.
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New article about the anticipated arrival of one of my favourite birds...
It's getting to that time of year again. Swallows are on their way.
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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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The 2015 General Election has shown once and for all that our voting system is broken beyond repair. Please sign our petition calling for a fairer, more proportional system to elect MPs. makeseatsmatchvotes.org
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It wasn't until many years after encountering a favourite passage of Larkin's poetry that I realised I had fundamentally misunderstood his view of photography.
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New personal notebook entry...
It is entirely possible, it turns out, for a city to function without cars and vans and lorries. Who would have thought it? But is it practical?
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30 years ago today, I set sail for Shetland. It was something of a life event: http://richardcarter.com/shetland-1985/
As life events go, Shetland 1985 turned out to be right up there.
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New Notebook entry: How to digitise photos from slides or negatives without a scanner. #Photography #photographytips  
I digitised some 30-year-old Kodachrome slides this week. I've gone through this process three or four times before, but this time was more successful. The foll
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The Seats Don't Match Our Votes
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The 2015 General Election has shown once and for all that our voting system is broken beyond repair. Please sign our petition calling for a

Photography Competition: Richard Carter
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Richard Carter snapped this shot of a field of buttercups in front of Mitchell Brothers Mill, Hebden Bridge.

What's so weird about beards?
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Richard Carter: A school has barred two Muslim pupils from classes for sporting facial hair. Its justification looks a little fuzzy

Bracken spray on moors gets temporary reprieve
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Landowners and farmers win another season to make their case for keeping the lovely but invasive plant within limits on our northern hills

Moles Smell in Stereo to Find Food, Dodge Predators
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Though nearly blind, the common mole uses its nostrils independently to find food and dodge predators, a new study suggests.

Writing Britain: the nation and the landscape
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Chaucer's Canterbury, Emily Brontë's moors, Graham Greene's Brighton, Kureishi's suburbia … The British Library's new exhibition explores ho

Claire Armitstead
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Teju Cole, the latest writer to take up residence in A Room for London, remembers a dinner with the great grouchy outsider VS Naipaul

Why is Darwin’s theory so controversial?Why is Darwin’s theory so contro...
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So asks this essay and gets the whole thing wrong. Darwin’s theories (plural) are not controversial because they imply that species are muta

The Origin of Darwinism – The Friends of Charles Darwin
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The Guardian/Observer newspapers (henceforth, simply the Guardian) has launched the Guardian Shorts initiative, a series of short ebooks des

Where was I? (And how I spent my summer) – Life’s Grandeur
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It has been pointed out to me that I haven't updated this journal in several months. Not that it needed pointing out; I was painfully aware

Giants’ Shoulders #52: Loads More Heroes – The Friends of Charles Darwin
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All in a day’s work for rescue boat of Runswick Bay - Features - Yorkshi...
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A morning’s training suddenly turned into a coastal rescue for the Runswick Bay Rescue Boat and her crew. Crewman Peter McGrath reports.

Save PENRHOS Nature reserve (coastal park) Holyhead for the community
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To stop the development of Penrhos nature reserve (coastal park). We believe the lasting legacy of this cherished nature reserve should be a

With Britain’s seas in crisis, is it a case of so long and thanks for al...
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One night I moored my yacht alongside a diveboat and helped its skipper demolish a bottle of whiskey. He had spent the day recovering bodies

How I finally became a father at 45... and started to have the time of m...
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The pros and cons of becoming a mum after 40 have often been discussed. But what about older dads? Pete McGrath reports from experience.

The overwhelming case for plurality
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This is not just about Rupert Murdoch – allowing media power to be concentrated in the hands of a few multibillionaires will impoverish soci

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pluss - Feed Proxy for Google+. Before pluss can proxy your Google+ public stream, you'll need to authenticate with Google. This process

Google+ Hangouts On Air: broadcast your conversation to the world
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Last year we introduced Hangouts On Air to a limited number of broadcasters, enabling them to go live with friends and fans, for all the wor