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Melissa Harrison
The Stubborn Light of Things
I am a nature writer and novelist, and I’m lucky enough to be able to walk out of my cottage straight into Suffolk’s beautiful open countryside. As spring breaks over the British Isles, and summer settles in, I’ll be documenting the wonder and richness of the natural world and bringing it into as many homes as I can.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.9 stars from 198 ratings
Balm for the soul
A lovely podcast. A great format and soooo interesting. I am learning so much, and not just about nature.
Bardseyapple via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/09/20
I look forward to each episode. Such a tonic in these crazy times. Has made me look at the world around me anew. And I love Melissa’s unbridled enthusiasm and lack of cynicism. Her gasps of delight when an owl swoops overhead are enough to make you think everything is going to be ok in the end!
Belhr via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 07/09/20
I stumbled on “the Stubborn Light of Things” late one sleepless night when the CBC plays programs from the BBC and I heard an interview with Melissa Harrison. I was intrigued when she spoke of her podcast and decided to look her up. I now look forward to our weekly audio walks in the Suffolk...Read full review »
Nell vW via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 07/09/20
Recent Episodes
Join Melissa on a circular walk around the village’s sunny meadows. It’s haymaking time, and grasshoppers zither from the tall grass. Listen →
Published 07/06/20
Join Melissa as she listens for nightjars after dark. On Suffolk’s Sandlings the gorse smells of coconuts, while silver birches glimmer in the dusk. Listen →
Published 06/29/20
Join Melissa as she pays a visit to a nearby rabbit warren. It’s the longest day of the year, and the weather is sultry. Listen →
Published 06/22/20
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