Daniel Butler

Daniel Butler has been a freelance writer and journalist since 1989, specialising in rural and environmental issues. He has published 6 books about nature and the countryside, including The Red Tail, Sharing the Seasons with a Hawk (Cape, 1994). He moved to live the good life in Wales in 1993 and for seven years was a Country Living columnist (Diary of a Smallholder). His journalism has also been published in the Telegraph, Countryside, The Independent, Daily Express, Country and Border Life, the Central Office for Information, and the Brecon Beacons National Park. His particular passions are birds of prey, edible fungi and forestry. His new book The Owl House is available now. 


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Saturday 16th October, 13:00

Daniel Butler has lived in the Cambrian Mountains near Rhayader for twenty-five years. Charting his relationship with two barn owls which nested in his barn, The Owl House (Seren 2021) is a pastoral exploration of Daniel’s locale, rich as it is in wildlife of all kinds. In it he roams the mountains and forests, takes trips to the coast, encounters all manner of animals and birds, and grows to understand the relationship between the local people and their surroundings. Tickets: £6.00. For further details and to book visit: www.eventbrite.co.uk For more information about the Crickhowell...