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Welcome to the best week of the year! This week nothing matters | Jess Harwood
The pudding-fuelled time warp of partial consciousness between Christmas and New Year

Jess Harwood

25, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Hooray! The good times have arrived and we can finally enjoy summer again | First Dog on the Moon
Everything has been real hard so let’s enjoy whatever we can whenever we can

First Dog on the Moon

09, Dec, 2022 @4:42 AM

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With ever hotter UK summers it’s time to rethink the future of grass
This summer saw vast tracts of parks and lawns scorched by drought in the UK, but more watering is not a sustainable solution. Patrick Barkham asks what the future holds for grass

Patrick Barkham

02, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Country diary: Drought has turned the garden into a wasteland
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire: It feels like sitting in a crypt – I am surrounded by the skeletons of dried perennials

Josie George

26, Sep, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Country diary: This is surely my last dragonfly of the year
Glentrool, Dumfries and Galloway: One by one summer’s lights are going out, so I’m thankful to see this black darter skulking in the shadows

Stephen Rutt

14, Sep, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Country diary: Pity the urban birder in late summer
West Norwood, London: In between the swifts leaving and the redwings arriving are the doldrums, when a single coal tit can save the day

Lev Parikian

08, Sep, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Country diary: The land is scarred from a summer of wildfires
Sandy, Bedfordshire: All I can see is dry grass and kindling. Where is the rain to wash us into autumn?

Derek Niemann

03, Sep, 2022 @4:30 AM

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Tyrant winter is dead, long live summer! (That’s right, I’m skipping spring this year) | Jack Vening
We’ve survived the most wretched season in years. Now everything will be beautiful once more

Jack Vening

01, Sep, 2022 @12:56 AM

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Golden days and the autumn of life | Brief letters
Brief letters: Protecting nature | Losing trust in the BBC | Welsh welcome | No hunch about Richard III


29, Aug, 2022 @4:52 PM

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Drought in Britain: the lessons we can learn from Europe
Analysis: The water supply in England and Wales is entirely in private hands, and that can lead to problems…

Helena Horton

14, Aug, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK heatwave: easy ways to save water during a drought
Making small changes, such as spotting leaks early and showering less, can make a big difference

Rachel Hall

13, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Weatherwatch: how to stay calm when lightning is frightening
Astraphobics have an exaggerated fear of thunder and lightning but a realistic understanding of the dangers can help

David Hambling

11, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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