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3 Heol Pen'Rallt
Machynlleth, SY20 8AG

(01654) 700559

We're an independent gallery bookshop based in Machynlleth, mid Wales. It's our blend of bookshop, selling a carefully selected collection of reads and pick-up-and-flick-through books – and gallery space to inspire you while you're browsing. We host events too, book readings, author talks, photography and art openings. 

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist - by Paul Kingsnorth


Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist - by Paul Kingsnorth

David Elias

Confessions of a Recovering Environmentalist - Paul Kingsnorth

We can’t afford to take more

than the Earth can afford to give us.


Yet we ignore this profound and non-negotiable truth

every day, unwilling or too afraid to look it in the eye.


When my grandchildren ask

‘Now that you know this what will you do?’


‘Wake up. Live right.’

Is the only sane answer.


David Elias is a naturalist and environmentalist with a deep concern for the appreciation and conservation of our wild plants and animals. He has spent much of his career in national parks and nature reserves working for conservation agencies. He blogs about 'nature in the quiet-nearby' at