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Rewild Yourself by Simon Barnes review - how to get closer to nature

27 days ago   |   By The Guardian

Listen to the dawn chorus, find a giant moth... suggestions to enrich your life In CS Lewis's Voyage of the Dawn Treader , Lucy reads out a spell for revealing hidden things. Inspired by this idea, nature writer Simon Barnes offers 23 “spells” for making nature visible, from “Magic Trousers” and “the Snake-Charming Spell” to “How to turn into a swan”. Each chapter sets out new techniques and equipment to open our eyes to the mammals, birds, butterflies and reptiles living largely unnoticed all around us. These spells also reawaken primeval parts of our consciousness, long dormant in our...
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