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Mary Colwell-Hector
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Producer, writer, commentator on the environment and religion, not very good runner
Producer, writer, commentator on the environment and religion, not very good runner

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Creative Irish Curlews
--> There is an extraordinary passage in What the Curlew Said – Nostos Continued by the Irish writer and
philosopher John Moriarty.   He describes
listening to a curlew calling on a beach in County Kerry. “What an unearthly aria that call was. Sometimes I w...
Creative Irish Curlews
Creative Irish Curlews
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Curlew Country Visit
It was a bitter-sweet visit to the Curlew Country project in
Shropshire on June 12th. It was a baking hot day, and for a couple of hours
before lunch Amanda Perkins and Tony Cross from the project, Phil Sheldrake
(RSPB), Mike Smart (ace birdwatcher) and mys...
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Tight Clothes, Nature and Angst
When I worked with the wise and delightful Monty Don on Radio 4’s Shared Planet, I
remember him saying someone had asked him the secret to being happy and
content. His answer struck me as worth spreading around – wear loose clothes
and spend time outside. N...
Tight Clothes, Nature and Angst
Tight Clothes, Nature and Angst
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GCSE in Natural History - reply
Chris Baker is a teacher and wildlife lover.  He recently wrote a blog criticising the idea of a GCSE in Natural History.  This is the point of the petition, to get a debate going, so here is my reply. The first point:  It’s an interesting idea and one that...
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The Hills are Alive
The Hills are Alive
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The Hills are Alive
Its all kicking off in curlew land, they are streaming back to breeding grounds now and is great to get the reports from all over the country. People are posting on Twitter about hearing them and seeing them, and on Facebook, they are working their magic ag...
The Hills are Alive
The Hills are Alive
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A GCSE in Natural History - now.
A GCSE in Natural History – why it is needed. The idea for a GCSE in Natural History came to me while
chatting with Tony Juniper back in 2011.   Tony then wrote a piece for the Guardian ,
and I produced a flyer to sell the idea, and wrote a blog , for my ow...
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Green Ireland?
“Ireland's natural beauty is world-renowned. Glorious beaches, vast national parks, dramatic landscapes and interesting wildlife all make it the ideal destination for the nature enthusiast”  http://travelfeatured.com/beautiful-ireland-landscape/  So says Di...
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