Champion pigeon racer, lover of wild creatures and wild places, MENSA member, philosopher -in retirement Jim Emerton now devotes his time and energies to sharing his experiences, his observations and his expertise with others who share his interests and concerns. This is a collection of Jim's more philosophical writings.
Jim Emerton is a lifelong lover of the wilderness and the creatures of the countryside. In this book he recalls the joys of an innocent childhood in the Lincolnshire Wolds spent watching and sometimes hunting for the wild birds and animals that fascinated him. He also reflects on the more philosophical perspective on nature and the wild.
Jim Emerton's travels around the world and his explorations of the rural environment near his home have given him endless food for thought about the natural world. These little pieces are his musings about creatures of all kinds and sizes, from the exotic to the familiar, he has encountered on his travels.
Jim Emerton bred and raced birds for 40 years and had birds return to the loft from as far as 879 miles away. Now in retirement from active racing, he devotes his time and energies to sharing his experiences and his expertise with the rest of the fancy. Here in one volume is a collection of his thoughts about pigeons and pigeon racing.
Jim Emerton is a philosopher as well as a pigeon racing expert. His travels around the world and his explorations of the natural world near his home have given him endless material as he muses about the wonders and foibles of nature and the folly of man. His verses and epigrams cover everything from pigeons to pop stars and from stars to spirits.
Jim Emerton, who describes himself as a writer, poet and philosopher, has travelled much of the world. His adventures have given him plenty of material for verse and philosophical observations covering every subject from the mysteries of the universe to life, death and love. Now for the first time Jim has assembled all his writings in one volume.
Jim Emerton is one of the most respected figures in pigeon racing, having bred and raced birds for 40 years and had birds return to the loft from as far as 879 miles away. Now he writes on the subject for magazines and websites, sharing his expertise and his musings with all who enjoy this absorbing hobby.