I don't often get the chance to read anymore, I struggle to stay awake at night and there just never seems to be the right time in the day but when I do it has to be a book that I can't put down, one that grabs my attention and tempts me into another world.
Meadowland by John Lewis-Stemple is just that book!
So beautifully written I find myself transported to the edge of a Welsh meadow, lying on the grass looking, smelling and listening to a wildlife microcosm, forever changing through the seasons.
It has opened my eyes to a my surroundings, to slow down a bit and look closely, unfortunately the book is so good I am trying to not devour it too quickly!
Looking back at the books I have read, the ones that I have been immersed in seem to be following a similar path so here are my favourite reads on nature :
Four Hedges - Clare Leighton
Deep Country - Neil Ansell
Red Sky At Night - Jane Strutters
and of course ...