Helen Baczkowska is a writer and ecologist living in rural Norfolk. Her writing is largely non-fiction and explores the histories, both natural and human, of places, as well as memories of 30 years as an environmental campaigner. Helen has an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia and in 2021, was shortlisted for the Nan Shepherd prize for under-represented voices in nature: www.nanshepherdprize.com. Previous publications include Twyford Rising, land and resistance, published in 2020. Twyford Rising, published under the name Helen Beynon, is an oral history of Britain’s first direct action road protest camp at Twyford Down in 1992.