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Tree FM at Newbury by-pass protest

Many years ago I used to have lots of fun making radio packages for various programmes on BBC Radio 4 – in particular a programme called The Afternoon Shift which let me loose into the strangest worlds. I did a detailed look at the ancient sport of ‘Gut Barging’ for example, and an anthropological investigation [...]

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Kindling 2014

Kindling ideas – of delight and revolution A friend of mine was railing against the rise of UKIP in these elections as an indication of ‘the death of ideas’. More accurately, it is evidence of most people not bothering to vote – but still, there is some truth in it. We have, as a country, [...]

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The new book is coming …

I am thrilled to announce that I have another book about to hit the shelves – with rather a surprising departure from my traditional subject areas, this one is called Hedgehog ….

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  • Hugh Warwick holding a toad

  • Hugh Warwick is an ecologist and writer with a particular fondness for hedgehogs. His first book, A Prickly Affair, remains the only book to have accolades from both Jeanette Winterson and Ann Widdecombe on the cover. The Beauty in the Beast is published in May 2012 and takes him on a journey in search of other animals. And in November 2012 he returns to hedgehogs with a book about the iconography of the animal.

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