‘Morris’ in Current Issue of Dark Mountain
“A trapped pigeon ripped a small opening into the real world, and just for a moment some humans peered through the gap and saw a glint of truth, left there on the ground like a feather in a car park puddle, dropped from a rock dove’s wing …” My non-fiction piece...
‘Crossings’ Short-Listed for Two Major Prizes
My non-fiction piece ‘Crossings’, a labour of love featuring the toads of Smallwood, Cheshire and their incredible Spring migrations, was short-listed for two major awards, namely the inaugural Future Places Prize for Environmental Literature (UK) and the Van der Mey...
‘The Year of the Acorns’ (Essay)
In August 2021 my essay ‘The Year of the Acorns’, dealing with the experience of defending badgers during the government cull, was published by Dark Mountain as part of their Other Kingdoms series. “A fern frond, five feet tall, brushes my cheek and I experience it as...
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