Work in progress blog 1

Work in progress blog … introduction … It all started with a conversation … real … imagined … contrived  ..?  who knows … You have plenty of time on your hands … Would beg to differ on that statement … You’re always out recording … Closer to the truth than […]

Home from Holm


It was a long 400 mile, 7 hour drive from Marloes at the tip of Pembrokeshire back to Newcastle upon Tyne, but the going was made much easier by happy memories of the previous week on Skokholm for the WSRS 2016 Spring Meeting. Twelve of us had a very rewarding […]

Leaving the Grouse Unattended


I like a challenge, and sound recording on the huge open heather moorlands of Northumberland can create several – not just the wind and bad weather, but the fact the birds are generally a long, long way away. And one bird that creates a particular difficulty is the Red Grouse. This iconic […]

WSRS: A newcomer’s perspective


A warm greeting to all the members of WSRS that I met at the Deepdale Wildlife Sound Recording Society workshop at the beginning of the month! It was a real pleasure to meet you all and to learn so much from your experience. I’m writing this blog as an individual […]