Tag: The Lost Words

The Last Word on The Lost Words

As the doors close on what has been our most popular exhibition in Inverleith House it is worth reflecting on what has made The Lost Words such a…

The Big Botanics BioBlitz and the 1000th Species

A damselfly basking in the sun photographed Philip Gillespie. One of the ways the garden has already celebrated nature and biodiversity this year was to hold the Big…

Field Notes from a Hidden City

Among the stellar line-up of nature writers speaking at the Connect With Nature festival at the RBGE this weekend we have Esther Woolfson in conversation with Chitra Ramaswamy…

Connect with Nature Festival

Nature writing can begin with a sense of wonder and curiosity about the world. We have brought together a diverse group of writers for our first Botanics nature…

Kingfisher: evening angler, weather teller, rainbringer and Rainbow bird

“Wow this is really super awesome!” Parents will recognise this as the greatest accolade that you can ever hope for from a seven year old and actually the…

The Lost Words Recovered

Call me an incurable romantic if you must but I find it hard to accept that words of my childhood, and indeed my children’s childhood, words like conker,…