I’ve given Martha a cuddle

I have a copy of my forthcoming new book, A Message from Martha, in my hands. Unlike its author it looks both classy and beautiful. There is something about a book isn’t there? Review copies have been sent out so I will soon know how the book is received. You can hold a copy of…

Heroes and no villains

Last week I attended the World Land Trust summer do and was elected as a council member.  I try to avoid getting roped in to too many wildlife NGOs just because I don’t really have the time to devote to them and it is invidious to choose one over any others.  But I made an…

Simon Barnes again

My blog, yesterday, about Simon Barnes’s departure from The Times caused quite a stir.  It was read by more than 4000 people and received comments here but also mainly on Twitter. Opinions were divided as to whether Simon’s departure (and yes, I should have called a sacking a sacking, not a redundancy – but sacking…