Wild bees and wolves. Nature Notebook. The Times Aug 2015

Transylvanian trek Nature Notebook. As published in The Times August 22 2015 In Romania, on a family holiday travelling with donkeys through the countryside, nature is abundant. Riches abound for those who forage for mushrooms, raspberries and bilberries among the native norway spruce and silver fir. With goshawks and crested tits flitting across the tree tops, our slow progress … Continue reading Wild bees and wolves. Nature Notebook. The Times Aug 2015

a small woodland

In 2012 I created my first woodland. Zero public grant, so I could plant and think freely   ‘See the wood’ (part 1) I’m lucky enough to own a sliver of woodland in the Welsh hills. It’s a pleasure, although it did cause me some angst when I created it nine years ago. For generations, farmers … Continue reading a small woodland