It’s a great headline: “Plastic Is Falling From The Sky- But Where’s It Coming From?” The answer is not so great, because most of us are contributing: rubber rubbed off our car tyres. Read the […]
Ever since I became aware of the incredible intelligence and social behaviour of octopus, I just can’t bring myself to eating cephalopods anymore. I mean, nine brains! This new study just highlights an incredible similarly […]
The light is beautiful. I seize the moment and extend my morning outing with my dog to a walk along the river. I am rewarded by the touch of morning sun on my face and […]
Lovely signs is spring wherever I look!
Spring solstice in the northern hemisphere, and the oaks are cracking buds. “oak before ash, we’re in for a splash” If that’s holding true, we are going to have fabulous weather this summer. Not that […]
Almost like a watercolour painting. Only better: it’s real. A little farther than strictly local, I stretched my range a little beyond 7 miles to enjoy a good walk along the Cornish coast. Beautiful, uplifting, […]
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.
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.