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The ex-guardsman and the gentle German Shepherd

Advantages: Fascinating, heartwarming
Disadvantages: Heartbreaking also

This is a true tale of a man and his dog. But both are larger than life. The MAN is Mike Tomkies, a former soldier who was captivated by wild places and who settled for some time in a remote cottage – appropriately he named it “Wildernesse” in the weste ...

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Review of Moobli - Mike Tomkies

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Be transported back into nature with gorgeous paintings and text

Advantages: Colourful illustraions, interesting snippets of information, attractive aged pages
Disadvantages: None

...The Product Nature Notes of an Edwardian Lady (1905) Hardcover – 1989 by Edith Holden Hardcover: 192 pages Publisher: Webb & Bower/Michael Joseph; 1st edition edition (1989) ISBN-10: 0718133390 ISBN-13: 978-0718133399 Printed in the Netherlands. ...

rolandrat123 08.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Nature Notes of an Edwardian Lady - Edith Holden

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Not Just About George

Advantages: More diverse than the title would have you believe
Disadvantages: None - unless you really do have a tortoise fixation

Sometimes we find books on our shelves that we've been meaning to read for a long time, and by the time we get around to reading them they may have lost their original purpose. It would be easy to assign this category to Henry Nicholls' tale of (probably ...

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Review of Lonesome George - Henry Nicholls

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"And PAAAH to you, too!"

Advantages: Nicely written, informative, engaging
Disadvantages: Some material common to some of his other titles

The Scottish wildcat is aptly named. A wildcat it certainly is, elusive by nature in the wild yet capable of showing a degree of aggression in captivity out of proportion to its size. Several times we have visited a “wildlife park” in Scotland – the term ...

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Review of Wildcat Haven - Mike Tomkies

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A Useful Reference Guide

Advantages: Useful Reference, detailed information, great pictures
Disadvantages: Not in any sort of order

RSPB Handbook of British Birds My partner and I have been members of the RSPB for some time. I have always had a fond interest in birds and somehow managed to drag her into it with the offer of joint membership. When we became members, we took ad ...

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Review of Rspb Handbook Of British Birds - Peter Holden

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