Tree Pests & Diseases - blog post image

Tree Pests & Diseases

Check out the wonderful Woodland Trust's fantastic Observatree campaign. It is a tree health early warning system and harnessing the power of citizen science is critical to the project’s overall success. This is being achieved in two ways. 

The Way Past Winter - blog post image

The Way Past Winter

Mila and her sisters live with their brother Oskar in a small forest cabin in the snow. One night, a fur-clad stranger arrives seeking shelter for himself and his men. But by the next morning, they've gone - taking Oskar with them. Fearful for his safety, Mila and her sisters set out to bring Oskar back - even it means going north, crossing frozen wild-lands to find a way past an eternal winter. 

Barnes Children's Literature Festival - blog post image

Barnes Children's Literature Festival

If you can find the time, and you are in or around London, why not pay this gorgeous festival a visit. It's the world's largest dedicated children's literature festival. Details can be found here  

"Glamour" - to enchant or bewitch - blog post image

"Glamour" - to enchant or bewitch

I occasionally post tweets that have caught my eye for those who don't use Twitter or have missed a particular tweet.  

A Pinch of Magic - blog post image

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!