Jan Wiltshire is a nature writer living in Cumbria. She loves to explore coast, islands and mountain landscapes. Sharing the immediacy of personal experience and her curiosity about the natural world. A chronicle through the seasons, through the years in times of change. Her website is a resource and an archive. See her nature writer's blog.
What to look for in SPRING
GALLERY birds and butterflies from spring 2020. Dates suggest when to seek species in spring 2021.
Go to BLOG use search or archive to follow up a species.
My focus for 2020 was on Scout Scar, because of lockdown. It has been my study area for years so I know it well.
Go to My Books for details of her printed books Cumbrian Contrasts and About Scout Scar. Book covers show recurring themes of flora, fauna, geology, farming and conservation, season and weather. There are maps and introductory chapters.
Also an introduction to A Lakeland Experience with
Derwent Langdale Ullswater Kentdale
Atlantic Odyssey an exploration of Achill Island and the Armada Coast of County Mayo, Ireland. History and natural history meet here in a short, on-line book.
Islands and Coast: Search (top right) enter the subject you seek
Archive (Blog Page, right hand side)
Farne Islands and Dunstanburgh Castle archive May 2016
Solway archive November 2016
St Bees Head, Whitehaven archive March 2019
Inner Hebrides: Islay, Jura, Colonsay archive July 2017
Outer Hebrides archive June and July 2015
Cromarty Firth, Spey Bay, Troup Head archive May 2018
Isle of Man archive September/October 2018
Walney Island, South Cumbria recurrently
Other Writing - including
The RIver Kent, reading a landscape
click on highlighted and underscored titles - for your personal use only. Please respect copyright throughout this website
Jan would like to hear what you enjoy in her work so why not get in touch?