Category: Gilbert White

Gilbert White – additional information

Thanks for tuning in to my talk at the Gilbert White 300th birthday festival! Here are the links I promised.

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Happy 300th birthday, Gilbert!

Join me this Saturday to celebrate the 300th birthday of the first modern nature writer - Gilbert White

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My next book

I am pleased to confirm details of my forthcoming book, to be launched in the autumn

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Letters from Gilbert: 3

On this day in 1771 Gilbert White, whose 300th anniversary we celebrate this year, was thinking about migration. Exactly 245 years later I visited his home on my own spring journey.

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Letters from Gilbert: 2

Gilbert White was the first modern nature writer, and his studies of less well-known species like the field cricket leave a lasting legacy.

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Letters from Gilbert: 1

Gilbert White’s The Natural History of Selborne takes the form of 110 letters, 66 of which were addressed to Daines...

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Gilbert White 2020

It is Gilbert White's tercentenary year in 2020.

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