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Christmas and a Cover Reveal

Friday, 14 December 2018

To all of Bird Therapy’s supporters, I wish you a lovely festive period! Christmas can be such a rubbish time for people, as can winter in general. There’s actually a whole chapter in the book about birdwatching in winter and the wonder of roving nomadic flocks in the cold months. 

The publishing process continues to be as exciting as ever. Unbound have consulted and discussed every aspect of the…

Publication update

Thursday, 8 November 2018

So, just to keep everyone updated, especially in my self-imposed Twitter absence; things are going really well with the book. The development edit led to some sweeping changes in the way I'd formulated the book, but thanks to Simon, the editor, it reads so much more smoothly than it did. It was difficult, as some of the feedback led to some major chopping of passages, but it made totsal sense.  I…

My favourite signs of spring

Monday, 9 April 2018

For those of you who follow me on Twitter, I posted this poem on the 8th of April - inspired by a visit to my local patch:

"Through hanging mists and drizzle drifts, my favourite signs of spring. The Blackcap’s back, his tuneful scratch is warm and uplifting. Three Swallows strafe across the lake, from blossom starts to sing. A Willow Warbler - descending grace, my favourite signs of spring."

Notes from Norfolk - New pledge reward

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

I'm just back from filming the video for the top of the pledge page. We did it at my local patch, which was perfect, although I just wanted to watch the ducks most of the time! We now have a new pledge reward up on the page, called 'Notes from Norfolk'. For a £60.00 pledge, you get a mounted, A4 photographic print of aone of 5 species of birds - each one numbered and signed by the photographer Les…

Publication date: June 2019
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