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Thanks and Congrats to the Winners!!

The results for the BBC Countryfile magazine awards are in.. You can read them here Thank you everyone who voted for Matthew Oates’ Beyond Spring to be Country Book of the Year! It wasn’t to be – and I don’t think any of us were expecting it to carry off this coveted award – as […]

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Beyond Spring review in TLS

An extract from a review in the Times Literary Supplement today! Matthew sent me a photo from the review and I have transcribed parts below… Nadia x   Matthew Oates, by contrast, is a fully authentic naturalist who is scarcely packaged at all. His book consists in a series of wonderful effusions – about places, […]

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Voting for Matthew Oates’ Beyond Spring?

The deadline for your votes is looming closer If you would like to vote for Beyond Spring as the BBC Countryfile magazine awards’ COUNTRY BOOK OF THE YEAR go here. There are other categories – you can or don’t need to vote in them. Thanks! If you don’t know the book yet then there are […]

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Shortlisted again! BEYOND SPRING

Beyond Spring has been shortlisted (one on five) in the: RICHARD JEFFERIES SOCIETY & WHITE HORSE BOOKSHOP LITERARY PRIZE “The Richard Jefferies Society and White Horse Book Shop Literary Prize” is awarded annually to the author of the publication considered by the judging panel to be the most outstanding nature writing published in a given […]

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Countryfile Magazine Review for Matthew Oates’ Beyond Spring

Fergus Collins, editor of the esteemed Countryfile Magazine has written the following review on Beyond Spring: Wanderings through Nature, by the wonderful Matthew Oates: Beyond Spring: Wanderings through Nature  – Matthew Oates (Fair Acre Press, £10.99) Despite all the bad news about our natural world, naturalist Matthew Oates writes with welcome optimism, recalling a number […]

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Beyond Spring review: Bird Watching magazine

HERE IS A REVIEW IN BIRD WATCHING magazine December Issue, from its editor Matt Merritt – on BEYOND SPRING: Wanderings through Nature – Matthew Oates: “There’s something very pleasingly old-fashioned about this book, a chronicle of Matthew Oates’ wanderings through England and its nature. It’s a fact he acknowledges by regular reference to his predecessors, […]

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