Robert Macfarlane

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The Eeriness of the English Countryside

Why do all those rugged coastlines, moors and stone buildings make England seem haunted?

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The Word-Hoard

The British and Irish have coined some fabulous terms to describe nature and landscrape. “Doofers” is the Scots’ term for horse-shit; “clinkerbell” means icicle in Hampshire.

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Ice

An impossible hike in Western China.