Nature Writing

Up Close and Wild
Up Close and Wild

I first see him among pahoehoe. Catching the morning sun, his body is sprawled out among these lava flows that twist and spread like tree roots. The only place in the world to find a marine iguana and he’s not running away.Read full story

This article, initially published in the Globe and Mail, has been reprinted three times.


Red apple bunch
Food for Thought

Do you want to return to fall in your mind? Then stop. Before you read farther, grab an apple from your fruit bowl, roll it between your hands and feel for a smooth edge. Found it? Take your first bite and let the apple breathe onto your tongue. Now read on. Read full story


Katherine has published hundreds of articles – further story samples and ideas are
available upon request.