‘The Gathering’ wins short story competition
Author: Sara Hudston
It is not known who planted this pear tree and why, but its beauty is offered free to everyone who passes
Chaw Gully, Postbridge, Dartmoor: Walking down the shallow valley, you reach a network of forked ravines gouged into the earth by centuries of tin mining.
Once hunted to near extinction, roe deer are now pushing into urban fringes to graze.
Brought to Britain by the Romans, walnuts were used as charms to increase wealth.
Catching such athletic, bulky insects as grasshoppers and crickets requires a sturdy trap that can’t be kicked apart too easily.
I have been awarded the Gaston Bachelard Scholarship to study an MA at Dartington College of Arts.
I was taking some video on my phone on Hardown Hill when a woman in a red coat walked across the shot.