I’m a great lover of nature — I live a lifestyle akin to the good life, everything is a little worn, quirky and imperfect. I am a passionate advocate of sustainable living, I love the taoist philosophy and I believe mother nature is a great teacher so, it’s no surprise that I choose a tree as a metaphor, a structure upon which to organise my world.

Trees signify strength, beauty and longevity and there are many parallels to be drawn…