100 years of Country Diaries

100 years of Country Diaries

The daily Country Diary in the Guardian newspaper has now passed its centenary and is the longest running newspaper column in Britain. So how have these idiosyncratic nature notes survived the changing fashions of publishing, and what do they tell us about the changes to our wildlife through two world wars and a revolution in the structure of the British countryside?

Paul Evans, himself a Country Diarist, investigates.

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Mon 12 Feb 2007 21:00