Nicola Chester is the author of the award-winning memoir, On Gallows Down; Place Protest and Belonging. She is a Guardian Country Diarist, columnist for Countryfile Magazine and is the longest running female columnist for the RSPB, as well as a School Librarian! She lives, and writes, from a tenanted farmworkers cottage, in the heart of the North Wessex Downs.

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