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WRITING

I have written for numerous publications including BBC Wildlife, Hertfordshire Life and the Cumberland News. I am a regular contributor to Blue Sky Wildlife and a Nature Editor for Bloom in Doom.

PHOTOGRAPHY

Many of my photos have been published alongside my writing. Several images have also been used for BBC Wildlife magazine’s #MondayMystery and Crosswords.

ARTWORK

As part of my role as Writer in Residence for Wild Intrigue, I illustrate my blogs with wildlife paintings. Species so far have included pipistrelle bats and kittiwakes.


LATEST BLOG POSTS

Red Squirrel Week

It’s National Red Squirrel Week! I didn’t see my first red squirrel until I was eighteen, but since then I’ve been extremely lucky with sightings of these gorgeous mammals and they’ve been a firm favourite of mine ever since. I often see them while walking my dog through the forest and the first giveaway signs […]

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Red Squirrels and Cresties

It has become a running joke that I’m pretty unlucky when it comes to seeing certain species. Examples include otters, badgers and deer, despite the fact that I now live in Scotland, which is essentially the deer capital of the UK! But, if there’s one animal that I have an affinity for, it’s the red […]

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Autumn Colours

I was back in the wood this week, helping Joan and John with their restoration project. The forecast blatantly lied about there being no rain all day, but luckily we timed our visit with a brief spell of sunshine! The breeze brought the added benefit of whisking the midges away. After topping up the feeders […]

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