Norfolk Festival of Nature 2020

I'm really excited to be opening the Norfolk Festival of Nature on Saturday March 14th. The theme is nature and wellbeing and the launch will start with myself and Patrick Barkham in conversation (I did my book launch with him and really enjoyed it, despite being ridiculously anxious which he helped to ease) and will … Continue reading Norfolk Festival of Nature 2020

Six books for good causes

A while ago, Unbound kindly allowed me to give away 20 hardback copies of Bird Therapy, to community organisations around the country who people had nominated. The paperback is out in April and I asked for 5 from Unbound to give away, to which I've added 5 of my personal stash too. 4 have gone; … Continue reading Six books for good causes

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

Byways, backwaters and bridges

Two minutes from the house, the landowner has scoured away all the hedgerows and Hawthorns in the southwest corner of the horse field. It is a real shame, as only last summer, the hawthorn had served as a song post for both Chiffchaff and Whitethroats' as well as acting as a wildlife corridor for roving … Continue reading Byways, backwaters and bridges