I’m Allison Hill. Welcome to my author website!
This website showcases a small selection of my shorter creative writing pieces and introduces the books I’ve published. As well as short stories and poems, you will find articles on a range of subjects, from my wildlife exploits to general observations on daily life.
If you like what you see, please do share as I always welcome new readers.
Face FactsA poem about animal sentience and how we can understand chimpanzees’ facial signals Since we descended from great apes, Their gestures form …Read More »
Memories of MadikweAfter a four-year gap, going on safari again was a real treat. I’m very lucky to have seen the Big Five a …Read More »
Crisis, What Crisis?We can learn so much from our great leaders if we pay attention to their words and deeds. I’ve been looking at …Read More »
Reflections on Father ChristmasIt was our family tradition to gather together early in December and prepare our Christmas wish lists. My brother, sister and I …Read More »
There Were Only Eight HundredWhen visiting war graves on Crete, we were told that relatively few soldiers were buried there. But it still seemed a lot. …Read More »
Notes of LossThis poem tells of my shock in hearing ‘God Save the King’ for the first time when for my whole life I …Read More »