Dru Marland is an illustrator and artist with a special interest in wildlife, poetry and local history. She has founded Gert Macky Books with the intention of publishing books that harmoniously combine good pictures with good words.
Inking Bitterns, the first of our books, came out in October 2013, and was encouragingly well received
Now Hailing Foxes celebrates Bristol's year as Green Capital, with a collection of poems from some of the area's finest poets themed (loosely!) around wildlife and general wildness and, indeed, Bristol.
....means 'very big' in Bristolian. There are some more useful phrases here on the Beast website
The excellent Tangent Books publish a Dictionary of Bristle, if you really want to try going native.