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The Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize 2017 Longlist

Thrilled to see my name – and my essay! – on the longlist for the Notting Hill Editions 2017 essay prize. My essay, entitled 'Incandescent – we need to talk about light' addresses my concerns about the banning of incandescent lightbulbs and the impact of the loss of incandescent light on human health and the wider environment.

The Magic Moment

Publication of the Magic Moment, Extraordinary Photographs of Nature The Magic Moment,  published in November 2016 by White Star Publishers in English, French, Italian and German language editions, originated from a concept developed by Nature Picture Library. This sumptuously illustrated book features a collection of those magic moments when all the elements came together to enable the photographer to capture a fantastic image, and reveals the fascinating stories behind the images.  

‘Words and Wings’ writing workshop at Waterston House

A one-day workshop using creative writing to explore our relationship with the natural world. The group will be reflecting on experiences from our own lives and 'sketching with words' as we look outside, harnessing the power of awareness to take us beyond our diaries and field notes. No experience of writing is needed. With  Alison Lock

Reading Otters at the John Muir Trust Wildspace

I will be reading extracts from Otters Return to the River at Wild Space, the John Muir Trust's beautiful  visitor centre in Pitlochry, as part of the Winter Words literature festival.
Otters at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Otters at Edinburgh International Book Festival

Delighted to see Otters Return to the River sharing a session with Patrick Barkham's Badgerlands at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
Otters launched at SOC in Aberlady

Otters launched at SOC in Aberlady

The SOC is thrilled to announce that multi award-winning photographer Laurie Campbell and nature writer Anna Levin will be publicly launching their new book, ‘Otters, Return to the River’ at Waterston House on Friday 11th July. Doors open from 6.45pm with cream scones and fizz served on arrival. The event starts at 7.30pm. Members of the public are warmly invited to join us at this special evening event of readings from the book interspersed with a showing of some of Laurie’s magical and enchanting images, which enrich its pages. Following this, the audience will have an opportunity to ask questions about otter watching and wildlife photography in general. Copies of ‘Otters, Return to the River’ will be available to purchase on the night (priced £14.99), with the option to get your copy signed by the authors. *Ticket price*
£10 (£7 SOC members) includes home baking and fizz (or a non-alcoholic alternative).