February 28, 2011

The BBC Radio 4' Living World' archive

The wonders of Twitter. My friend Bob Doherty has discovered that the entire archive of Radio 4's 'Living World' series is available online to listen again, here.

From dippers to hen harriers and from lampreys to boar, it's a lovely, discursive series, full of detail and description, which makes a fantastic introduction to many of the British countryside's familiar - and less familiar - species.

I will begin either with 'The World's Largest Slug' or 'The Natural History of the TT Race'; I can't quite decide...