In a recent blog post “Noisily Doing Nothing“. George Monbiot commented on an article that engineers draining rivers in the mid-20th century had no evidence as to the potential outcomes of their works on which to design such landscape changes. However, I think that they did know what they were doing, and It is more… Continue reading Slowing the Flow?
The Great Storm of October 1987
“I was there”, to quote the comedian Max Boyce. I was awakened early on 16 October 1987 by the stormy weather overnight. I was living in the Flat above the Estate Office at Hillbutts and emerged after daylight to scenes of quiet devastation. Quiet, because firstly the wind had literally vanished but more so because… Continue reading The Great Storm of October 1987