Sperm whales are even more intelligent and organised than we knew, which makes it even more sad and outrageous that we hunted them to near extinction and some of us still do. Read the ‘easy’ […]
The blackthorn is starting to blossom in sheltered spots. Soon, the delicate detail of individual flowers will be masked by the snowstorm-like appearance of white bloom along hedges and motorways.
Puppies are happiness!
Flowers first then leaves. A relative of the Winter Heliotrope, Petasites fragrans. Or, as my friend Lizzie calls it ‘pestites…’ it spreads!
Tiny droplets of mist settled on this daisy. Pretty in the mizzle.
The violets are out today, perhaps to greet all who nurture (it is mother’s day in the UK), perhaps to delight those who stop and notice, and certainly to just be.
First I hear the cry of the crow. It draws my eyes to the acrobatics of a young buzzard evading the crow’s attacks with graceful ease. The spring sun lights up its wing feathers – […]
Sometimes it is simply necessary to have a big horizon. Even, or more accurately, especially during lockdown.
Standing in the reeds on the river’s bank is mesmerising. Colour Texture Sound Movement I savour the experience and absorb details unconsciously. With a smile.
Full circle. Buds are breaking and soon, apples and cherries will be in blossom again. We will have been in various forms of lockdown for a year. Hope for experiencing living in a community again, […]