Back in 1989 I discovered that people would actually pay me to work in the countryside. I could hardly believe my luck – and still can’t. It’s been a great ride, but now, 28 years later I’m going to try something else. Yes, the ‘Virtual Ranger’, my online tag since about 1995, will finally apply.
I’m leaving the Gift to Nature charity after almost exactly two years, to join the Isle of Wight Council, not as a countryside worker or manager this time, but as Communications and Engagement Officer. Continue reading The now entirely virtual ranger