Citation Jamie K (2005) Findings. London: Sort of Books. http://sortof.co.uk/books/findings/
Abstract It's surprising what you can find by simply stepping out to look. Award-winning poet Kathleen Jamie has an eye and an ease with the nature and landscapes of Scotland as well as an incisive sense of our domestic realities. In "Findings" she draws together these themes to describe travels like no other contemporary writer. Whether she is following the call of a peregrine in the hills above her home in Fife, sailing into a dark winter solstice on the Orkney islands, or pacing around the carcass of a whale on a rain-swept Hebridean beach, she creates a subtle and modern narrative, peculiarly alive to her connections and surroundings.
Notes 'Findings’ is among 10 pieces shortlisted to be named as the UK’s favourite book about the natural world. The public poll is part of the two-year ‘Land Lines’ research project, funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC). http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/newsevents/news/finding-the-uks-favourite-nature-book/