I was really delighted when, over a year ago Luis Manuel Iglesias Nuñez asked me to provide a preface for a book he was writing.     We have never met...

Introduction. As I trudged uphill, through the thick beech leaf carpet, carrying rucksack and tripod I felt, instinctively, that this year would not be one for those tiny treasures, the ghost...

Although I can spend countless hours watching and waiting for ‘the moment’ in nature with butterflies, bees, lizards and anything else that moves or grows, my patience with life in general...

As a small child, exactly when I cannot remember, I realised that in nature there are few peaceful deaths….birds, bees and butterflies do not grow old then lay down to shuffle...