‘You Can’t Beat a Good Tree’ says Bob the Dog

Bob the Dog Supports The Word Forest Organisation

Bob the Dog is thrilled to announce that our not-for-profit shop is officially open! There are a great many ways to spread the word about a good cause with evangelical passion. We like to do it with a sprinkling of good humour, a modicum of courage and an articulated lorry full of optimism… and in this case, with […]

The Work We’ve Done in Bore

The Magic Oxygen Literary Prize is so much more than a writing contest and yes, I realise I’m in danger of making this sound like a Marks and Spencer advert! But it is! Over the past 3 years, MOLP has helped reforest 71 acres of deforested land in the Coast Province of Kenya and it […]

A Publishing House, a Word Forest and Classroom Number One

Students of Kundeni Primary School with Magic Oxygen's first classroom

The Word Forest Organisation founders, Tracey and Simon West, run an ethical publishing house called Magic Oxygen. In the spring of 2014, they launched a pioneering global writing competition called the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize; it became fondly known as MOLP. It had two categories – short stories and poetry – a prestigious £3,000 prize fund and three environmental promises built into […]