Tag Archives: Conservation

Author Brian Kerr’s New Books Have Arrived

This is a special moment for an author when all that work comes into fruition. Brian Kerr was understandably proud when his author copies of his latest ‘How to Value a Skylark’ arrived so he sent us this snap. We are looking forward to the on-line launch on

Wednesday 20th January

Exciting News at Eventispress! How to Value a Skylark by Brian Kerr will be released in January 2021

Let’s look ahead towards a brighter New Year!

Eventispress are gearing up to a positive 2021 with the news that:

How to Value a Skylark

The Countryside in a Time of Change

by Brian Kerr

will be released on 20th January 2021

Author Brian Kerr asks these key questions as we face a new year and a new beginning for the world. Have we the courage to change things for the better?

“Will the British countryside cope with global warming, new farming methods and increased public access? Can rewilding landscapes and wildlife conservation be balanced against rural livelihoods?”

More news of this release in January.

That just leaves us to wish you a happy and safe Christmas and, if you are like many of us and will not be seeing loved ones until after a vaccination, our hearts go out to you all.

Eventispress Announces On Line Launch of Brian Kerr’s New Book

Eventispress are proud to announce the on line launch of Brian Kerr’s sequel to An Unassuming County ~ The Making of the Bedfordshire Countryside called:

A Certain Degree of Magnificence: People in the Bedfordshire Landscape

Available on Amazon worldwide.

It is currently available in paperback form in the UK for £17.99. Follow the link here:   Amazon.co.uk 

About the book:

‘A Certain Degree of Magnificence’ traces the landscape history of Bedfordshire, highlighting the impact individuals have had on the countryside – whether they worked the land to make a living or simply improved the landscape. The chapters trace Bedfordshire’s history from the most recent ice age to the present, covering the invasions of the Romans and Danes, the arrival of the plague in the Middle Ages, and enclosure in the eighteenth century. The landowners and landscape gardeners feature, such as Capability Brown and Humphry Repton. ‘

‘A Certain Degree of Magnificence’ will be officially launched o 26th May 2019, after it will also be possible to order the book from bookshops, where it is not in stock. (More details of the launch shortly)

 

Author Brian Kerr gives talks on The Making of the Bedfordshire Countryside

Looking Behind the View:  The Making of the Bedfordshire Countryside.
Author Brian Kerr has been out and about giving successful talks this month:
1. Tuesday 13th.  Dunstable and district Local History Soc.  Methodist Hall, the Square, Dunstable. 7.45.
2. Wednesday 14th. Bedford Wildlife Trust.  Priory Methodist Church Hall Newham Avenue.  7.30
If you would like Brian to give a talk then please email him directly:
Well done Brian!

Author Brian Kerr gets topical on his blog ‘Bedscountryfile’

Let’s introduce you to our author blogs:

www.besdcountryfile.wordpress.com

Brian Kerr writes about the countryside, especially Bedfordshire. This month’s post is very topical, discussing environmental issues and the British election, which is less than two weeks away.

What are the political issues regarding the countryside?

Protection v production

Is self sufficiency attainable?

Brian explores these and other pertinent topics in his blog.