Combining my scientific knowledge with
My scientific and ecological
background, combined with my extensive knowledge of natural history, have given
me a concrete understanding of the science that underpins the natural world and
the current environmental context of life on earth. I love combining my
scientific knowledge with creative writing and storytelling. I am a regular
contributor to the angling press and have numerous feature
articles published in major consumer magazines such as
Fishing and Fly Tying,
Trout and Salmon and
Fish Wild online
for whom I write about wildlife, ecology and wilderness
fly fishing adventures. Many of my angling and wildlife photographs are
published alongside my writing and I have exhibited my
photographs in Oxford, UK.
Travel and inspiration
I have been lucky enough to travel all over the world
visiting many wonderful places including Peru, Chile, North America and Australasia. My travels, combined with the people I have
met along the way have provided me with an abundance of inspiration for my
writing. In 2007 I was short-listed in the ‘BBC
Wildlife Travel Writing Awards’
for a piece I wrote on Hebridean otters.
My current objective is to pursue a career that combines
my unbridled passion for the natural world with my scientific knowledge, story
telling ability and love of writing. At present I am focussing on wildlife
photography and two
angling books called
Fishing in Paradise.
I'm also writing a children's wildlife story, inspired by Kenneth Graham's Wind in the
The Wind in the Rushes.