HOSTS

EMILY FAWCETT

Experimental archaeologist with a recent MA in human-animal interactions in the Stone Age, re-wilder, forager, tracker, musician and facilitator of various rites of passage and nature connection events.

ROBIN BOWMAN 

Woodsman, fisherman, tracker and bird language expert, Robin has 17 years experience of co-creating and running Nature Connection programs, such as the Art of Mentoring, the WildWise Hunger Games, Call of the Wild.

REGULAR CONTRIBUTORS

CHARLIE LORAM

Teacher of natural movement, nature awareness mentor; trekking guide, author and experienced fisherman, with 20 years experience in helping people to reconnect to their natural human design. 

JESSIE WATSON BROWN

Primitive skills practitioner, Jessie has lived wild in Washington, Sweden and France using only the natural materials and local food that our ancestors had access to.  She teaches hide tanning, basketry and fire-making.

LINDA LEMIEUX

Professional basketmaker, and rushworker, Linda grows willow and harvests rush from a coracle on the Somerset levels. She has taught basketry in many settings including Sharpham Trust, Schumacher College, Wild Wise, and Exeter University.

SAM KOUZARIDES

Tracker, forager, and green woodworker, Sam is also a musician and storyteller.  He facilitates groups of all ages to connect with nature through play.  He has trained in soulcentric nature connective practices with Sal Gencarelle.

IDA FABRIZIO

Natural Movement practitioner, forager and chef extraordinaire, Ida brings her Italian village heritage to The Old Way paleo hearth with incredible creativity, joy and playfulness. 

SHARIF ADAMS

Professional hunter and master craftsman, Sharif brings a compassionate hunter's eye of the local landscape to introduce us to the many facets of deerstalking.

GUEST CONTRIBUTORS 2020

MAC MACARTNEY 

International speaker, author and change-maker, Mac was mentored by indigenous peoples over many years and brings deep wisdom and insight to envision new ways forward.  He has just published The Children's Fire.

LOUIS LIEBENBURG

Founder of the international Cybertracker evaluation program, and author of The Origin of Science, Louis is working with San Bushmen trackers across southern Africa to help preserve the ancient art of tracking.

 /UI /KUNTA

/Ui lives and works at Little Hunters Living Museum in the Nyae Nyae Conservancy.  He is a world renowned tracker and has participated in international projects including the reinterpretation of the Peche Merle footprints.

DAM

A master of language, Dam is our main interpreter and holds the village centre.  He is also an excellent tracker in his own right, having grown up walking the locality that we camp at on a daily basis. 

 DI//XAO and G/AQO #OMA

The awesome husband and wife team who were acknowledged as Master Trackers in 2019.  Di/Xao is one of three women who are the first in the world to obtain this status. 

PETE MCCOWEN

Tracker, wildlife expert, BBC cameraman and photographer, Pete has spent years immersed in wild places the world over. He also facilitates rites of passage programs for teens and practices Chi Gong.

PAST CONTRIBUTORS

BRUCE PARRY

Adventurer, explorer and presenter for BBC series Tribe, Arctic and Amazon. His recent film Tawai explores mindfulness among hunter-gatherer peoples.  Bruce shares his deep experience of tribal living with generosity.

MARTIN SHAW

Mythologist, author, painter and wilderness rites guide, Martin has been teaching the wisdom of deep myth from the wilds of Dartmoor to the halls of Harvard for 20 years.  He founded the Westcountry School of Myth.

JON YOUNG

Naturalist, anthropologist, author, tracker, musician and founder of the Art of Mentoring, Wilderness Aware-ness School, Regenerative Design Institute and the Origins Project which works with the Botswanan bushmen.

ANNA RICHARDSON

Anna has years of experience foraging and using plants for medicine.  She has taught ethnobotany at Sussex University, collaborating with Gordon Hillman, and has many years experience in Plant Spirit Medicine.