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About me.

I am a behavioural ecologist PhD student currently studying a population of dippers. This entails around 6 months of fieldwork a year in the beautiful Cumbrian countryside a couple of months of lab work and some time staring blankly into a computer screen trying to make sense of song I have collected throughout my field season. 422 more words


a gorgeous piece of fiction...The Hollow Land

The Hollow Land by Jane Gardam
originally published in the UK, 1981;
published in the U.S. in 2014 by Europa Editions

I’ve just read such a gorgeous work of fiction. 627 more words


Lost On Scafell Pike: Britain's Sense Of Humour?

BRITAIN seemed to lose its sense of humour this week somewhere on the mist-covered summit of Scafell Pike, and it was ugly to watch.  Because… 1,173 more words


The Aftenposten PDF!

And here’s the PDF of the actual feature that was printed in Aftenposten today. Thanks to Helle Skjervold for coming up to the Lakes for a day on Helvellyn with me!

Graham Uney


Keener Classics on Hadrian's Wall: June 2015

This June I am going to visit Hadrian’s Wall. I will be tweeting my way along the Wall. The plan is to walk all the way along the wall, from SEGEDUNUM (Wallsend) to MAIA (Bowness-on-Solway). 295 more words

A working holiday - property photography in the Lake District

This last month or so has been rather hectic to say the least – work has picked up with a sudden flourish and I’ve had plenty of retouching to keep me busy when I’m not out shooting. 69 more words


The Lake District - Aira Force Waterfall

This is Aira Force in Cumbria, the English Lake District. The waterfall drops an impressive 65 feet, and is easily reached by a short stroll through ancient woodland and enchanting glades. 76 more words