Jan Wiltshire is a nature writer living in Cumbria. You'll always find new posts on her nature writer's blog. With a focus on Cumbria, she loves to explore coast and islands and mountain landscapes too. Through writing and photography she shares the essence of the experience and the thrill of finding things.
Cumbrian Contrasts, a vision of countryside and About Scout Scar are paperbacks available in shops, and at author talks. They celebrate the wonder of the natural world and are lavishly illustrated with Jan's photographs. Go to My Books for details.
Autumn 2018. Two weeks of fine weather in the Isle of Man presents opportunities for a nature writer and photographer. Gallery and a blog sequence will explore wildlife, landscape, museums.
Autumn talks. Wednesday 14 November at Castle Street, Kendal,
Birding in the Highlands Summer 2018. for details see U3A natural history group, Kendal.
Thursday 15 2018. A Heat-wave Summer in Cumbria.
With a prolonged heat-wave through 2018, the impact on wildlife and vegetation, on agriculture, will slowly become apparent.
My Books Atlantic Odyssey was inspired by an exploration of Achill Island and the Armada Coast of County Mayo, Ireland. History and natural history meet here. A hand-drawn map accompanies this short book.
My Books introduction to A Lakeland Experience with
Derwent and Kentdale
The rivers Derwent and Kent are significant catchments in Cumbria. Floods of recent years feature in the book. Two further sections, Langdale and Ullswater, will be presented during 2018.
Other Writing - a range of shorter pieces including
The RIver Kent, reading a landscape
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