In Sagas of Salt and Stone, Robin Roble invites readers on a personal voyage of adventure and discovery of the history, nature and people of Orkney - from seabird colonies and startling rock formations, to fishermen's huts and prehistoric monuments.
An island off the coast of Scotland boasts some of the richest and easy to reach archaeology in the UK. So why isn’t it better known? Kenneth Brophy and Gavin MacGregor investigate and raise a call to arms.
With its enchanting song and striking orange bill, the blackbird is one of the UK's best-loved birds. But robins, swifts, goldfinches and jackdaws can be equally captivating and, in The Blackbird Diaries, Karen Lloyd shares her deep-rooted affection for all our treasured garden wildlife. Over the four seasons, she intimately chronicles the drama and the joy, the perils and the pleasures of the natural world as it all unfolds in her garden and, in this exclusive extract, the Hebridean islands of Mull and Staffa.