In 1997 I undertook an expedition to Kyrgyzstan with friend and colleague Peter Savill, to collect walnut seeds from the naturally occurring walnut-fruit forests. Stranded in the capital city Bishkek for three days, following the loss of our luggage by the airline somewhere en route in Kazakstan, a frustrating timeContinue Reading

I have been working professionally for 18 years this year.  When this dawned on me I was surprised!  As my career continues to develop I find that it is widening beyond my core work as a forestry scientist, and I am interacting more and more with people from completely differentContinue Reading