Articles on Storm Crow


18 April 2007: We look at the Horned God, a major character in many Pagan faiths.

12 February 2007: We complete our coverage of the main Pagan festivals with the Spring Equinox, Samhain, Beltane and the Autumnal Equinox.

20 January 2007: We continue through the Pagan year with the Summer Solstice and Lammas.

19 December: Our final post for the year covers two Pagan festivals, Yule and Imbolc.

19 December: Our final post for the year covers two Pagan festivals, Yule and Imbolc.

6 December: To support our introduction to Paganism we begin our series on major Pagan festivals with a look a the Pagan Year.

Areas of Beauty

11 May 2014: The Yorkshire Wolds are perhaps the most scenic area in England without any legal protection, a area of chalk downs with wide open uplands cut into by winding steep sided valleys.

2 March 2014: This month we look at the North York Moors, one of the quieter of Britain's National Parks, but an area with vast areas of heather moorland and a stunning coast with attractive villages.

9 February 2014: Next we look at the Dales' northern neighbour, the wild North Pennines.

4 January 2014: After a long gap we return to our introductions to areas of beauty, with a look at the Yorkshire Dales

15 December 2013: The walk from Hawkshead to Black Crag takes us past Tarn Howes to a splendid viewpoint, especially for Little Langdale, which is seen at full length.

Plant Lore

8 March 2008: five new plant articles, on Hawthorn, Common Sorrell, Wood Sorrell, Good King Henry and Walnut

18 April 2007: Knapweed is a distinctive hairy perennial which is common in the UK

1 February 2007: A return to our plants section with Dwarf Elder, Ivy, Puffball Fungus and Silver Birch

Animal Lore

12 November 2016: The Genus Alopochen only contains one living species, the Egyptian Goose Alopochen Aegyptiacus.

28 May 2016: The two members of the genus Aix live in widely separate parts of the world. The Wood Duck is native to the eastern United States, while the Mandarin Duck lives in China and Japan.

17 April 2016: The Sandwich Tern (Sterna Sandvicensis) is one of the earliest winter migrants to return to the United Kingdom, and can be found around large parts of the British coast.

12 March 2016: The Roseate Tern (Sterna Dougallii) is similar in size to the Common Tern, but is whiter looking, with a pink tint on its body features from the start of the breeding season.

3 January 2016: We start the year with a gallery of pictures of Spider Webs, showing some of the variety to be found.

Survival and Outdoors Tips

29 January 2011: Effects of Heat and Cold on the Human Body: A look at the effects of Heat and Cold, from heat stroke to hypothermia.

3 April 2010: We continue our series of survival articles with a look at Desert Survival

6 June 2009: Snowshoes are an ancient way of walking on deep snow. They work on a simple principle of spreading the weight of the wearer by increased surface area meaning that the wearer doesn’t sink so deep into the snow

26 January 2008: A look at animal bites

12 November 2007: A look at UK Mountain Rescue

Outdoors Kit

1 August 2009: What to look for in a lightweight tent

25 February 2007: review of the Terra Nova Jupiter Bivi Bag

8 April 2006: review of the Leki Super Makalu Cortec Trekking pole

Storm Crow will be providing a series of articles of interest to anyone who spends time in the countryside. At the moment, these are focused on edible plant and insects, the psychology of survival and on outdoors equipment. Expect this section to grow over time. We'll announce new articles here, so keep checking us!