This blog is where I will write about any exciting wildlife news and projects I have been involved in!

Osmosis Press Feature

September 20, 2021
Hello! My poem "The Whale's Song", and its accompanying illustration "When the Whale Sang" have been featured as a guest blog post for Osmosis Press! You can see the blog post here. Also, pre-orders for my calendar close in 10 days, so if you'd like one, please order through my shop! Alicia
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Jackson Wild Collective Article

September 14, 2021
Hello! Recently, I wrote an article about the process of creating Rain before Rainbows for the Jackson Wild Collective. As this article is only available for members of the collective, I thought I'd share the article here too. I hope you enjoy it! Alicia The process of creating "Rain before Rainbows" by Alicia Hayden 14 days ago Alicia Hay...
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The Hidden Circus and Animalltea

September 14, 2021
Hello! My new short ecological fairytale "The Hidden Circus" is now available to read on Bloom in Doom's website, accompanied by an original illustration. Also, I am excited to be collaborating with the Oxford-based tea company Animalltea on their wildlife art postcards! Animalltea uses 100% of profits to fund wildlife conservation, working with...
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Whimsical Wildlife Calendar 2022

August 30, 2021
Hello! I am excited to reveal my illustrated 2022 calendar is on the theme of "Whimsical Wildlife", and is now available to pre-order. The calendar depicts wildlife interacting with objects from everyday life: a wood mouse perched on a jam jar, a ruby-tailed wasp building a sand castle, and a hare holding a tea party - I hope it brings a bit of n...
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Mini-collection: "Tales from the Forgotten Wood"

August 19, 2021
Hello! I am so excited to release a free mini-collection of new illustrated poems called “Tales from the Forgotten Wood”! This is the first in a series of mini-collections, exploring the natural spaces you can find on your doorstop, and the beauty and mystery they hold. You can read the collection as a free PDF here, I really hope you enjoy it.
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