Laurie King, Stroud based writer, coach and guide, recently published her first book Wilder Journeys: True Stories of Nature, Adventure & Connection (co-edited with bestselling author, Miriam Lancewood).

The book was released on March 14, the official launch taking place in Stanfords Bookshop in Covent Garden.

The book is a collection of true stories and poems about people's encounters in nature that have caused them to transform their lives and communities.

The authors are a group of international nature lovers, nomads and adventurers who have incredibly inspiring stories.

Ben Fogle says the book is: "A life-changing and inspiring collection. After reading it, many will not be able to resist the call of the wild."

Laurie will be signing copies at Stroud Bookshop on June 17 11-1pm. Come and have a chat and buy a book. More about the book here: And about Laurie' work: