As I am, essentially, my own agent…

Bird Therapy has always been a tough slog and has missed out in many ways that a writer with an agent or a mainstream publisher perhaps wouldn't. Bird Therapy didn't really get outside of the worlds of nature and birdwatching when it was first published. I'd like it to get another chance as it comes … Continue reading As I am, essentially, my own agent…

The real disconnect

Whenever there's a lull in topical events in the nature world, it seems to me that the classic 'kids are disconnected from nature' line gets trotted out. I care deeply about this topic and as an education professional who has worked with young people for the best part of a decade, feel that I am … Continue reading The real disconnect

Free as a bird

It's been two whole months off twitter now and my mind has settled back into the rushes and lulls of everyday life, without it lurking around to distract and upend me. I've learnt a great deal about myself and about other people since and as always, I'm using my blog to reflect and share. In … Continue reading Free as a bird

Sharing clearly is not caring

I'm delighted to announce that none, that's right, NONE of the UK's large mental health organisations are willing to help me spread the word about my FREE Bird Therapy teaching pack. Add to that, the ever present issues I've had with environmental and conservation 'peeps' and organisations; so I'm hugely thankful to the 37 people … Continue reading Sharing clearly is not caring

Making some (climate) changes

Becoming a parent changes your perspective on most things and one that has been profound for me is the way I feel about the impacts of climate change. I'm not going to lie, up until a year or so ago, I hadn't read up enough about it to fully understand its significance and therefore, whilst … Continue reading Making some (climate) changes