Category Archives: The Yorkshire Post

Searching for Treasure in The Seychelles

A holiday in The Seychelles suggests languid white beaches, lapping blue seas and nothing more taxing than an airport novella to occupy you. But life on this tiny stretch of paradise hasn’t always been plain sailing. This summer I took … Continue reading

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Doing Bird: How Birds of Prey are Helping to Reform Teenage Prisoners

CAGES AND PRISON WINGS: Chained to a post by one scaly black leg, a Russian steppe eagle lunges at its shackles. Its wings flail against a skyline punctuated by rolls of razor wire. Ken, 18, is in sole charge of … Continue reading

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A lesson in rural life with an Earl, Yorkshire Post, July 2013

Read my feature on the Earl of Halifax’s lessons in rural life, published in The Yorkshire Post on July 8th 2013. http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/rural/farming/a-lesson-in-rural-life-with-earl-1-5835034

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Teaching children country ways Forget about teaching inner city kids countryside ways, country kids need lessons too. My latest feature in The Yorkshire Post

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Yorkshire Post, Saturday Magazine, June 2012

Doing Bird in a Wetherby Prison Wing The Queen’s pigeons are among a menagerie of animals that help treat young prisoners. My report on a unique prison wing at Wetherby Young Offender’s Institution. Click on the link above to read … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Post Saturday Magazine

Treasure Island Revisited A holiday in the Seychelles suggests languid white beaches, lapping blue seas and nothing more taxing than an airport novella to occupy you. But life on this tiny stretch of paradise hasn’t always been plain sailing……., The … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Post, March 2012

Can punishment break the cycle of cruelty? A look at how wildlife crime is punished for the Yorkshire Post, March 2012 A gang convicted of badger baiting in North Yorkshire made global headlines. But were the punishments handed out effective? … Continue reading

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