Writing, and some other follies
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Welcome to my website. In these dusty e-stacks you’ll find a selection of my journalism, information about my books, some poetry, an invitation to climb the Dark Mountain, a blog, a calendar of events, and various other odds and sods. Enjoy!
My first novel, The Wake, will be published in summer 2013 by the pioneering publisher Unbound. This film is a sneak preview of what to expect! Visit the publisher’s site to find out more and pre-order a copy.
Published in Orion/Dark Mountain, January 2013
Environmentalism is in retreat and none of the old answers work. What still makes sense?
Published on Independent blogs, 8 November 2012
The coming loss of the ash tree is a mythological blow
Published in Aeon Magazine, 1 November 2012
What is the Green Man: an old nature spirit, or a symbol of resistance to the Norman oppression of the English?
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