Since I came off Twitter, I've often mentioned on here that basically nobody from the conservation/nature/writing world has bothered to stay in touch with me. One person I've stayed in contact with is Alex White - well - actually, with his Mum. Just before Christmas, I asked if they would be willing to donate a … Continue reading Get your boots on!
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
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
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
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