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A hiker walking the Hadrian's Wall Walk in Northumberland

Nature writing is born out of love, respect, and awe. It finds its subject during days of close observation of the natural world. It finds its voice in the relationship with nature developed during those days.

Robert Macfarlane in The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot. Viking, 2012. Photo by Duncan Andison. A hiker walking the Hadrian's Wall Walk in Northumberland, North East of England, UK.

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