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Dara McAnulty @NaturalistDara Mourne ⛰- N. Ireland 🌱 He/him

16 year old autistic naturalist, campaigner and author. Enq - gracie@littletoller.co.uk

1,774 Following   28,940 Followers   20,416 Tweets

Joined Twitter 6/19/16


It is a bit of a cliché to meet inspirational people. But it is rarer to meet people whose example inspires humilit… https://t.co/fF8Qhx2p9o
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @nicolawriting @AnothervoiceWB @PennyPostWB @ChrisGPackham Oh, Nicola . Sometimes it’s all too much, isn’t it? I ho… https://t.co/BwcWzZsym3Stories, landscape & wildlife add layers of connection, meaning & magic to a place. In support of all protesting… https://t.co/iY5FZdmx6D
Retweeted by Dara McAnultyExcited to launch, with our fab members, #projectpollinate2020, a competition for 16s & under to help our pollinato… https://t.co/SEIIB1hWMO
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @QEGSPenrith @LittleToller @f4_fuk This is just fab. Thank you!#QEGSBookOfTheWeek is "Diary of a Young Naturalist" by @NaturalistDara A must-read for anyone interested in nature… https://t.co/VSZFeQC9VX
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7/6
2020
Whoah!! This thread is stunning. Never read a Walli*ms book, we don’t have them in the house...guessing my mum knew… https://t.co/hcIi6xqTPY @wstones_horsham Oh, you are fantastic, unless it’s horrible. Hah! Thank you so much 💚🌱 @RuthVanRy You’re very welcome 😊 @wstones_horsham Hah!! You know what would be fabulous? A bookseller review on the Waterstones website...I’m an aut… https://t.co/WXcLrRkwyL @littlehux Oh wow!! Congratulations! 🙌 @littlehux Oooh what is your other book? @JanCarson7280 All that Agatha Christie, it’s a must!"Even though we all knew it would happen one day, it's still painful." What's it like to wake up to a new Hong Kong… https://t.co/m8Ot3LJxXV
Retweeted by Dara McAnultyI've video reviewed @NaturalistDara's totally lovely first book Diary of a Naturalist. Dara is 16, autistic, Northe… https://t.co/mWxqXEZipO
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @leafarbuthnot Well this is lovely and very surprising, Leaf (one of the most enviable names!). Thank you so much!… https://t.co/lQoiLsLRlKGood morning ⁦@NaturalEngland⁩ . How long do you imagine this sort of horrific abuse of public trust can continue ?… https://t.co/cjdLewJJkB
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7/5
2020
@LevParikian Pretty much the same story here, plus the nature documentaries are really very good! Watched The Crims… https://t.co/VZZzq5YkZz @gutterbookshop I love linnets! The noise they make when they’re in a flock is just so uplifting, they chatter away… https://t.co/uFAQn03A0i @littlehux This is similar to what my mum organised for us when small. Not all the equipment but soft cushions, bla… https://t.co/qVkqyr95u0happy #NationalMeadowsDay from @donnarainey4's hay meadow! this field filled with wildflowers and pollinators is re… https://t.co/Zhc5ijHneP
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @eimeartb We need everyone to care a whole awful lot 💛 @LucyTheReader The Faber Book of Beasts is fabulous!! I love Seamus Heaney’s translation of Antigone (The Burial at… https://t.co/F0KOMSwfX8All our #DiaryOfANaturalist are signed! + fab free badge too! Available in store & here https://t.co/JcWMvC4uM3 Th… https://t.co/n0dtoPK1E8
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @RobGMacfarlane @mbaswjs @JackieMorrisArt @TLWforCumbria @joan_stark Just look at that, how wonderful! 🌱Dear @TonyJuniper what on Earth is going on?!! Starlings have suffered dramatic declines in recent years. Can… https://t.co/urVTwVb7nlWildflower Meadows for people, for beauty, for Art! @Alan_Measles @HeatherABarnett @JohnMcArts @apollolaanhttps://t.co/HKoB19Y7bT
Retweeted by Dara McAnultyNaturalist Dara McAnulty: Only when the last person stops caring are we truly lost - The Irish News https://t.co/npF6DYpARQ @SassenachSquar1 It’s a direct translation and I can’t find an actual name. Published by Wordsworth Classics in Mid… https://t.co/wbJEpE0BFJ @MaryAliceEvans I hope so too. Thank you so much 🌱A real joy to see finished copies of @royhdennis's book Cottongrass Summer, 52 essays on nature ranging on subjects… https://t.co/Kl3pUr2kCK
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @JMLockhart2 @royhdennis @SarabandBooks Oh!!!! Definitely looking forward to this!! @MaryAliceEvans Definitely rubbish!! I’m so glad you persevered, so many kids and adults I know have loved reading your books ✊🏼 @MaryAliceEvans Love this. Not all of us want Diary of a Wimpy Kid humour...and as someone who loves Rick Riordan a… https://t.co/GkhR5dHh0p @lysaght_sean @LittleToller Sean, thank you so very much for this and for your friendship in this hurtling social s… https://t.co/Eit9hOwQquHere's my review of Dara's beautiful book, in the July issue of Dublin Review of Books. @LittleTollerhttps://t.co/Ns7hhhZHQu
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @ConnieMenefee Beautiful, thank you 😊 @themarshtit @sounds_wild @TheBirdfair I’m looking forward to it - please go easy 😉A day of rest is never really ‘doing nothing’! My mind was able to connect all the spinnings and whirrings...and to… https://t.co/xnaRgihMPiEvery Thurs the @NationalTheatre stream incredible theatre performances!! This has been such a blessing during lock… https://t.co/WnYqcgJt6NIf you’ve been inspired by #WorldSeabirdDay & would like to know more about the amazing seabird conservation & moni… https://t.co/bFg6bSBma4
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7/4
2020
“A book must be the axe for the frozen sea inside us.” Kafka, born on this day in 1883, on books and why we read,… https://t.co/MIPcBHLK63
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty‘Through rainy a window’ could be a thing, but was...not. Oops!Today was a rare day! I gave myself the day off from writing and any other book related, nature advocacy thing. I r… https://t.co/pXm7xnq0BJ @nicolawriting @LittleToller @whitehorsebooks Oh, Nicola! That is so lovely to see. Thank you so much for sharing t… https://t.co/uX8EvNbf8r @foxglovelane Thank you so much 🌱 @matthaig1 Wishing you a very Happy Birthday, Matt 🌱 @samanthaleesays @Readings Thank you @ReadingsBooks 🌱 @samanthaleesays @Readings Oh, this is wonderful!! 🌱🙌So nice to spot a lovely review of DIARY OF A YOUNG NATURALIST in this month's @Readings Monthly! 'An extraordinar… https://t.co/woh7DdtQRh
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7/3
2020
@m000sh I found London to be full of Wildlife and wild places. Thank you so much and we need many more naturalists and storytellers! @aliisaac_ It banged into our kitchen window, first one to do that so will get some bird stickers! I really hope you enjoy it 🌱 @Kristin11277193 Thank you so much 😊OH JOY!!!!! Frogs are leaving the sanctuary of our humble little bucket pond! Every day of observing them has not o… https://t.co/2L4Sb2eo8i @shinynewbooks @bookishbeck @LittleToller Rebecca, thank you so much for such a sensitive and thoughtful review! Thank you 🌱 @curioverse @LittleToller @WaterCiren @wainwrightprize Thank you 🌱 @pleasetakenote Thank you so much 🌱 @littlehux So beautiful, just to sit and watch it for an hour as it recovered and started preening and flexing its… https://t.co/IYFOJlHTuY @KatieBond1 @WordBookshop Sorry I missed this - hand delivered. How fantastic!! Thank you so much to @WordBookshop ! 🌱 @LittleToller It’s off and away now. :) Hope Scruffy 2 is doing good! @shirleyannemcm @DrJaninaRamirez Just a few! Now I know that if I happen upon him on the telly at some future point… https://t.co/imCj0j9ZKjSpent an hour looking after this little stunned juvenile Siskin. Getting to observe the intricacies of feathers, it… https://t.co/mWyzaCwekl @DrJaninaRamirez Ps. The idea that he’s the most popular historian is interesting...never heard of him! You on the other hand...! @DrJaninaRamirez Has he not heard of the 1960’s civil rights movement in N Ireland - Catholic emancipation meant no… https://t.co/lu8eKPBjDQ @RostrevorRARE @nmdcouncil @Muillean @donnarainey4 @UlsterWildlife @visitwpoint @Irishwildlife @NatureMattersNIhttps://t.co/1yFC8f30tD @_katherine_may_ I definitely understand. Just because I can write and talk about what I’m passionate about, doesn’… https://t.co/ut2E6tA8p1His first experience of Grass Snakes! He was so excited he was crying! He's so so happy. Life for him can be very c… https://t.co/hAMtxalUly
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @MothMighty @ChrisGPackham Wonderful, I have cried many times in such circumstances. It shows a deep love for livin… https://t.co/7ajTeYmzjR @EdenEndfield @LittleToller Oh. So happy it arrived with you in France, Eden! Thank you for sharing 😊Have we learned our lesson? https://t.co/f15sO6HwQE
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7/2
2020
@RobGMacfarlane @RefugeeTales @ibiaziz Count me in, Rob!! I will share with our @AmnestyNI group!As part of @RefugeeTales 2020, I've helped a remarkable man tell his story of escape & detention. I'll be reading "… https://t.co/v8TrknANVe
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @AnnaKernahan A writer’s gotta write! 😆 @ldwgf Writing is the best part of living for me right now, I need to do it 😊 @WildTimesTV Can’t say, sorry!Reading aloud the (I think!!!) finished prose of ‘Book Two’. Emotional!!! 💚🌱 https://t.co/pG5Z5LzNl0 @doctor_oxford Thank you so much, Rachel and I hope you received our messages of appreciation for your wonderful review 💚🌱It has been difficult, not being able to advocate for nature in the same capacity as pre-lockdown. I love though,… https://t.co/1QaH3aowAE @AislinnClarke If this ever gets past purchase, a MASSIVE boycott all the way! I’m disgusted that someone can, in o… https://t.co/rejDspcTe4 @LittleToller Oh my heart!!!Scruffy 2 says Hello! Our little swallow has now had 24 hours on live meal worms and seems to be thriving. There is… https://t.co/z3HxFIJkK6
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @DavidLister33 @radionz Yes, that’s true but yes - was referring to those in power because they are unfortunately t… https://t.co/JlVC6i511F @SteveHill200 @radionz Yes, it was released in Aus/NZ on the 25th May. @lizdudley @radionz A lot, I’m imagining!!!I am going to record an interview with @radionz next week...and I’m thinking if I use subliminal messaging, they’ll… https://t.co/xLTAoZg56g
7/1
2020
Books of 2020: writers on the best books of the year so far https://t.co/MQYrbKTd3Y via @IrishTimesCultr
Retweeted by Dara McAnultyIt seems like every hour of every day is bringing yet more disregard and destruction. Time to really rise up when i… https://t.co/eR2tNnpXxL @CerayeSand @MartinDoyleIT Ah yes, I know! I’m chuffed 😊DIARY OF A YOUNG NATURALIST is included in the non-fiction list!! Yay! 🙌 @LittleToller 🌱 https://t.co/9LR04JSOKXI’ve been wondering when the P word would come up. Hah, thanks so much @MartinDoyleIT ! https://t.co/2hJK3jevLu @SYP_SouthWest @LittleToller *McAnulty* 🤣😊 @__amycg Yay!!! Do let me know if I can help! 🙌.@NaturalistDara's book is A) absolutely FANTASTIC, and B) the first book on our relaunched South West Book Club!📚… https://t.co/qA6mViuDL5
Retweeted by Dara McAnultyHalfway through 2020. Here's my top 10 books from the year so far (4 fiction; 6 nonfiction). Micro reviews on my bl… https://t.co/xMEjptgBdh
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @bookishbeck @britrbennett @lilykingbooks @eviewyld @doctor_oxford @libbycopeland @TimDee4 @David_Farrierhttps://t.co/uWj47lxhhS @thenewgalaxy @SteB777 @joshual951 Let’s all just focus on what we’re going to do and let’s make it 📢📢📢📢📢📢📢! @kerri_ni Oh, Kerri!!!! I can’t wait to read this!!! 💚💚I already had work planned way in advance so couldn’t take part in the #TheTimeIsNow but after seeing @BorisJohnsonhttps://t.co/ucRsoeSBpbBittersweet history-making. Still, the commercial & critical argument has been won. Let's work towards a future whe… https://t.co/hoDSf10VgE
Retweeted by Dara McAnulty @seanehewitt @maxjohnporter Bravo!
6/30
2020

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