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A guide to the copses, woods and forests of Britain by Gabriel Hemery

My next work of non-fiction is a guide to Britain’s forests, woods and copses.
I’m keen to hear from woodland owners who would like to register, while the public can also nominate a woodland they would like to see included.Continue Reading

Sir Martin Wood

I am greatly saddened by the death of my friend, colleague, and patron, Sir Martin Wood aged 94 years. Sir Martin Wood FRS was a visionary engineer, passionate conservationist, and a prolific philanthropist, who had an incalculable influence on my professional and personal life. I first met Martin when, freshContinue Reading

Moon Glade by Gabriel Hemery

The moon glade, gathering
My stealthy shadow, lighting
The wood and me, brightly
Flashing in amber glow, a warning
Its crepuscular namesake, hiding
Cryptically beneath the holly, stirring
Its wings a blur, zig-zagging
On the waning of the Woodcock Moon. Continue Reading

When I Fall by Gabriel Hemery

When I fall I dream my leaves will brighten Recalling a life lived well To nurture future souls Gabriel Hemery, November 2021Continue Reading

FLIGHT 0646

I’m pleased to publish a short story with accompanying photographs. I can’t say much about it without giving the plot away, but I hope you enjoy it.Continue Reading