Little Rowan

  Little Rowan Should I worry, little rowan, of the dark the solstice brings? Is my gratitude a weight and do you fret, you faerie tree? Born of lightning, a cracked erratic shocked to life, you stand with flights of leaves emerging from the eagle‚Äôs gift of feathers, shooting wings of green from a cold…

Woodland Project

My favourite project at school has been the Woodland Project. We’re very lucky where I work in Cumbria because the school grounds are populated by over one hundred trees consisting of seventeen different species. Within a two mile hike, we can also get to Beckmickle Ing which is a wood overseen by the Woodland Trust….

If yew go down to the woods today …

you might be one of many who are celebrating the centenary of the Forestry Commission, created after the First World War and which leads world-class research while actively managing over 250,000 hectares of forests for people and nature. These guys have called out for a writer in residence to help them promote this milestone in…