The Preston Elms

It was with heavy hearts that we took The Long View down from ONCA – what a lovely gallery, and a hugely positive response from people who came along to see the show. Thank you to everyone for your messages and comments. Of course while we were in Brighton, and to follow on from our… Read More

Look to the trees!

So delighted to celebrate Spring with the installation of one of the UK’s #TreeCharter legacy Tree Poles in Grizedale Forest. Carved with a poem, the pole is set beneath some of the forest’s tallest trees. Read More

Planting trees in the Lake District : Veterans of the future

You don’t get veteran trees without first having seeds. And while regeneration is the ‘natural’ way of trees creating their own history, for many centuries humans have been involved with the creation of woodland. In the early nineteenth century a spate of planting on the edge of Ullswater created Glencoyne Park – a deer park… Read More

‘A Halo of Memories’ : The Calgarth Oak

We have listened to many stories about trees over the last eighteen months, but today the story we heard was far more moving than we had expected. Trevor Avery had been in touch to say he had something he wanted to show us, and it involved a tree. We met him this morning, in the… Read More

One year on: trees, meetings and meanings

It has been a year since we began our repeated walks to these seven trees. Winter’s rains, winds, snow and frost have played with each one; a spring has teased new life into them and turned the land around them from pallid sleep to green; summer has given them warmth and light; and autumn –… Read More