SNOWFLAKES ON THE SEASHORE

IAN KERR anticipates the appearance of snow buntings, despite an alarming drop in their numbers over the past 20 years.


GENEROUS GESTURES, ALL IN A GOOD CAUSE

A recent project at Newcastle University’s Centre for Research on Entrepreneurship, Wealth and Philanthropy has revealed just how much life in the North East has been enhanced by the actions of philanthropists in previous centuries, and how we continue to benefit today. MICHAEL PRICE and ALISON GIBSON have studied the role of honour.


RHAPSODY IN BLUE

EMMA ROTHERA describes the advantages of ‘blue hour’ light in photography.