INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME
I've been around a long time and done lots of things, mostly good I hope but probably not all. They’ve included Zoologist (Glasgow University -
I think only my PhD was as demanding as painting: the toughest things I've done. Direct expressionist painting is very tiring. They are raw and deliberately unpolished so I use a lot of salvaged material for supports and frames. But for me good art reflects the human condition, our relationship with the natural world and each other.
As with visual art, so with writing. Poetry over the last few years has become extremely important to me; I do not try to publish it, wanting to keep it as pure and honest as I can. I am though an experienced (some might say ‘old’) author of a dozen books and ~100 articles including the recently republished Fate of the Badger.
Since then, I've finished a 200k trilogy (A Wilderness of Secrets). These are somewhat ‘dark green’ adventures for grown-
Richard Meyer is an artist, author and naturalist living and working in Devon, England. Fire-
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