Each week Reaction Weekend brings you Favourite Things – interviews with interesting people about the skills, hobbies, pleasures and pastimes that make them who they are.

Chris Packham CBE is an English naturalist, nature photographer, television presenter and author. He is best known for his television work including the CBBC children’s nature series The Really Wild Show which he presented from 1986 to 1995. Packham’s autobiography, Fingers in the Sparkle Jar: A Memoir, was released to critical acclaim in 2016, reaching number 1 in The Sunday Times Bestsellers List and his latest book, Back to Nature: How To Love Life And Save It, is available in paperback from May 13th. Since 2009, he has presented the BBC’s BAFTA award-winning Springwatch, Autumnwatch and Winterwatch. Springwatch will return to BBC2 at the end of May.