Selected publications below – please email for interest in individual articles.
TOAST Magazine August 2020
A Life’s Work in Wool – Shetlander Oliver Henry about his life’s work with TOAST yarn suppliers Jamieson & Smith Shetland Wool Brokers and what it means to be an islander. https://www.toa.st/blogs/magazine/a-lifes-work-in-wool-with-shetlander-oliver-henry
TOAST Magazine November 2019
The Magic of Sea Buckthorn – article of the winter harvest of sea buckthorn on the east coast of Scotland. Photographs by Elena Heatherwick. www.toa.st/magazine/the-magic-of-sea-buckthorn-willow-walker
Above Sea Level #2 Portugal
Field Blends – article on winemakers of Alentejo
MacGuffin | The Life of Things #6 (The Ball)
Blowin’ in the Wind – article on tumbleweeds and their significance across cultures.
The Plant #12
Golāb – article on the Iranian rosewater, told through a conversation with Jason Lowe. Photographs by Jason Lowe.
Garden makers and Euphorbia of East Africa – short story on a series of photographs of giant Euphorbia in Kenya, taken by botanist and taxonomist Susan Carter
The Plant #11 (Aloe Vera)
A Site of Encounter – article on Amazonian artefacts from the Richard Spruce collection at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Christopher – a short story on an Aloe vera plant gifted a long time ago.
The Plant #10 (Elephant Ear)
Winter Worm, Summer Grass – article on the annual Tibetan harvest of Yartsa Gunbu, a parasitic medicinal fungus that grows in the body of moon moth caterpillars. Pictures by Jason Lowe and Lindsay Sekulowicz