Outdoor Daily

Out of the dark and into the light. I find fungi fascinating and mysterious (mainly because of my ignorance in this respect). They appear from the depths of their unseen mycelium within hours. What triggers […]

Outdoor Daily

Today’s walk in the Tamar Valley brought so many delights, it’s difficult to choose just one to write about. Post-Midsummer announced itself with an abundance of hazelnuts cradled in their sheaths, ready to ripen later. […]

Outdoor Daily

“Life is beautiful!”* every day, the potential for new discoveries with eyes and ears and taste and touch and feeling and mind *l quote my friend Jonathan here, who maintained this world view until he […]

Oudoor Daily

Close-up of flowers of the Wood Woundwort, Stachys Sylvatica.

You may wonder where I encountered this beautiful flower. Kew Gardens? Some place in the subtropics? Neither are accessible to me for the moment, and I’ve not ventured out of the lanes near my house […]