Book of the Month: The Lost Words

Book of the Month: The Lost Words

Naturalist and writer Robert MacFarlane is not only a champion of nature, but a committed hoarder and conserver of natural language – the language of landscape. His latest book, and our Book of the Month, is The Lost Words, a beautiful collection of wild plants and animals whose names have been unceremoniously dropped in recent [...]

Waterlicht at Winnat’s Pass

Waterlicht at Winnat’s Pass

It's not often we experience contemporary art in the depths of the Peak District, so last week's light installation Waterlicht, by Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde, was something of an event. Set in the dramatic cleft of Winnat's Pass, smoke and lights flooded the ravine, giving the impression of undulating waves washing over those below. Roosegaarde [...]