See the British year afresh as we follow twelve months via the traditional Japanese calendar of seventy-two seasons: revealing the beauty of small and subtle changes with joy and verve.
Lev Parikian is a writer, birdwatcher and conductor. He is the author of Into the Tangled Bank (2020) and Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear? (2018). He lives in West London with his family, who are getting used to his increasing enthusiasm for nature. As a birdwatcher, his most prized sightings are a golden oriole in the Alpujarras and a black redstart at Dungeness Power Station.