Have you ever noticed the black columns of smoke rising to the sky in rural England on a Saturday evening? Saturday is burning day for waste that isn’t legal to burn: bailing plastic, tyres, feed […]
Let me take you to an excursion to the origin of this blog: I started writing about my thoughts on mining and its legacy in the UK and beyond. I wrote about the soils contaminated […]
In the morning light, these little leaves, barely 4 mm across, show the pretty fan-shaped structure of the maidenhair tree I planted some years ago in my field. Simply beautiful. Ginkgo biloba, the maidenhair tree, […]
This little leaf promising to emerge is special! Granted, mature beech trees have been sporting green for some days now, but this little tree has had its roots in our ground for barely 2 months. […]
One thing noticeable for its absence is traffic on roads and vapour trails across the sky. I know that this spells hardship for the economy, business, workers, people stranded abroad and all of us wanting […]
Mainstream media often miss the point when it comes to sustainability. Canned air from mountain locations has wider implications than being a fad for the easily conned rich.