BBC Berkshire

Looking forward to The Book Club with the fabulous Bill Buckley on BBCBerkshire, 2pm Tuesday 19th March when I will be discussing these three beauties... 

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A Word With Jasbinder Bilan

To celebrate world book day I have an extra special guest and am thrilled to welcome the lovely Jasbinder Bilan, the 2017 winner of the prestigious Times Chicken House Prize. 

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How Wolves Change Rivers

Since reading Isabella Tree’s fantastic book Wilding I have become interested in ecosystem engineers: beavers, prairie dogs, kelp, fungi, woodpeckers ... I am discovering new ones all the time. Today’s revelation is wolves - watch this (it’s short, I promise!) 

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Fantastic Fiction

Apologies the site wasn't updated last month. I've had my head down with editing, and I've been on a wonderful writing course I want to tell you about.  

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A Pinch of Magic

Three sisters trapped by an ancient curse. Three magical objects with the power to change their fate.Will they be enough to break the curse? Or will they lead the sisters even deeper into danger? ... 

 

Did you know that the web of an average Garden spider (Araneus diadematus) contains up to 30 metres of silk!