I was delighted to receive Tree News hot off the press this spring. This was my first issue as editor of the member magazine for the Tree Council, and I’m really happy with how it’s turned out. There’s in-depth features on topics such as extreme weather, the endangered tree that’s harvested for chemotherapy medicine, cryopreservation and hedgerow habitats.
It’s with a slight sense of guilt that I’m writing this post, a full two months after my last blog. Where have I been? Well, this year appears to be dividing itself into nice little quarters for me.
Early in the New Year I was readying myself for the busiest few months I’ve had since going freelance. The Christmas break gave me a welcome chance to prepare – wading through mountains of boring paperwork and thinking about just what I wanted to achieve in 2012. Then it was full steam ahead, and I’ve barely come up for air since. A few highlights: