Ruth Pavey is a writer and journalist. She has written about contemporary fiction, art, craft and garden history for The Observer, The Guardian, The New Statesman and The Independent. She is currently the Gardening Correspondent of the Ham & High, the local paper for Hampstead and Highgate, London.
In 1999 Ruth acquired a four acre piece of derelict woodland in Somerset, which she has been working to restore ever since. Her book about the project, A Wood of One’s Own, is published by Duckworth.