New Forest Show 2015 Discovery Zone

Busy 3 days at the New Forest Show with Top Gun, Dusk and Skydancer. Loads of interest in all my books and the display items, especially the museum replica bird of prey eggs. I kept myself occupied by drawing a number of pictures and then gave then away to happy onlookers. Hundreds of  children participated  in the drawing activities by learning to draw a barn owl or a peregrine falcon, hopefully some might now go on to be interested in wildlife.       Continue Reading

Simon’s cartoon completes Skydancer

At last Skydancer (the plight of the hen harrier) is nearly here. This fabulous illustration from top cartoonist Simon Chadwick  www.ceratopia.co.uk is the final piece of the jigsaw, this will feature on one of my favourite pages from my new book. Skydancer will be available in July for £4.99 and ready for Birdfair, the  New Forest Show and Hen Harrier Day on August 9th. Continue Reading

Skydancer gets closer to take off

My new book Skydancer the plight of the Hen Harrier is near to completion and I hope will be available by June. Skydancer has received a wonderful foreword from Iolo Williams, Welsh Wildlife Naturalist and TV presenter. “This wonderful book with its excellent illustrations will play an important role in educating future generations about this magnificent bird and its plight on our moorlands. It is vital that we take action now to ensure that sky dancing hen harriers can be enjoyed by our children and grandchildren”. In the coming weeks I hope to post more information and images of Skydancer, Continue Reading