My friends Kai, Kodai and Gen Benjamin of Varied Heights wrote and recorded a ‘food for thought’ song on the current global situation. Check it out here: LOCK(DOWN/UP) – Original Songhttps://youtu.be/HT5WZXT5EGg
Happy fetching a stick out of a cool stream. So simple. Just living the moment. Lockdown has forced (most of) us to simplify our lives. Bare essentials. For some, less than that. Is there, among […]
It was on 13 April I spotted my first very early Early Purple orchids and now they have long gone, again somewhat early in this very dry warm spring. On today’s walk in the local […]
A tranquil morning paddle is a perfect start to my day. All is quiet, a heron changes perch from Cornwall to the Devon bank of the Tamar. Fish disturb the surface and their ripples on […]
transformation matter and energy cycling sustainability physics – chemistry – biology – ecology NATURE beautiful!
Grass, rush or sedge? My colleague Paul, ecologist, let me into the ‘secret’ of how to tell them apart: “Rushes are round, sedges have edges and grasses have holes like a**es.” To make that slightly […]
Bindweed. Calystegia sepium. Nightmare to a gardener or Habitat for a bug*? It all depends on your perspective. Just like everything in life. * actually not a bug but a beetle, possibly a male Oedemera […]
Transformation: giving up petals producing fruit growing and maturing and a different kind of beauty emerges.
During 8 weeks of UK lockdown, I’ve been keeping to the rules and walked the local area. Rules changed last week and today, with my friend Liz, I walked on Dartmoor. The big open space, […]
An empathetic wall, built to protect something without hermetic seal, designed to tumble when what is confined within desires to expand, without damage.