Lisa Schneidau is a storyteller and environmentalist based on Dartmoor in Devon, England. She seeks out stories about the land and our complex relationship with it. Lisa is the author of Botanical Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland and the forthcoming Woodland Folk Tales of Britain and Ireland, both published by the History Press. You can find out more about Lisa’s work at her website and blog.

An old Russian fairy tale brings us food for thought in these challenging times. Lisa Schneidau explores the mysterious story

“I’ve got something a lot better to exchange for that cow though, Jack,” said the man. “Something much more valuable

White blossom on the trees is one of the delights of springtime, but it masks a deeper magic in three

Modern farming has transformed the landscape of Britain and Ireland, to the detriment of nature. Lisa Schneidau argues that the