Author speaks at launch of Box project

Yesterday Gabriel Hemery was an invited speaker at the opening of the Chilterns Box Woodland Project. “I need not speak much of the uses of this tree, (growing in time to considerable stature) so continually sought after for many utensils, being so hard, close and pondrous as to sink like lead in water …” He… Read More

Hobgoblins and wyches

I was lucky enough this week to be given the freedom to explore a unique and wonderful woodland at the UK Prime Minister’s country residence at Chequers: a box woodland. I was there with co-author Sarah Simblet as part of our research for our book: The New Sylva. You can read more about the visit… Read More