“Seek out gaps, as these offer opportunities for creativity”, said Hilary Mantel in her BBC Reith Lecture. I recognise this as the element which drew me towards my first biographical fiction novel. I hope botanists don’t rattle their vasculums, nor prospectors clatter their pans, in protest at my own version of history when they get their hands on GREEN GOLD. Read More
The Future of Forestry is the theme of today’s Radio 4 environmental programme Costing the Earth. I was interviewed by . . . Read More
I was interviewed recently about work I am helping lead on the British Woodlands Survey with the Sylva Foundation— this year exploring adaptation to environmental change. The piece was featured this morning BBC Radio 4 Farming Today. Read More
I joined Paul Gough and Gail Ritchie to discuss the meaning of trees and wood in war and peacetime for BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking. Read More
BBC Wildlife Magazine: Book of the Month “This is a beautiful, useful and inspirational book.” BBC Wildlife Magazine, April 2014
Listen to the story of Evelyn’s Sylva and The New Sylva on the BBC’s Farming Today programme (11th April 2014): http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03zr1zd Piece runs between approx 3:50 and 7:10 mins.