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…
I'm well chuffed that the paperback version of Bird Therapy is the Rare Bird Alert (RBA) book of the week. We agreed that WildSounds could sell it early, so they’re offering it at £7.99 for the next month, which is awesome!!! Click the link here for more info.
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
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