On the river before the rest of the household stirs. Reflections on a summer of sun and rain, new and old, labour and fruit, adventure and stability, whirlwind activity and calm. So many good things and experiences to… Read More
Cornish daffodils of the finest sort: pretty, hardy, early and intoxicatingly scented!
Last day of January and heavy rain. I’m walking my dog. What is there to enjoy? First, I’m moving, breathing, my senses function. Second, there is beauty in detail: texture, colour, form. Just look!
Autumn brings into sharper focus that nature wastes nothing and the laws of thermodynamics. A fallen tree: Surface for epiphytesSubstrate for fungiFood for bacteriaHabitat for invertebrates Matter and energy. Life cycles. Upcycling. Recycling. Reuse. Circular economy. Nothing new… Read More
I see mushroom risotto for dinner! I’ll add a little saffron and the colour will be golden instead of ‘mud’.
A long walk on Dartmoor with a friend. The perfect way to spend Fridays. Views of moor and valleys, farmland and out to sea at Dartmouth. Happiness!
This morning the science conference brings together all the projects we’ve been running aboard the Pelican of London. Find out more about our wind energy activities here https://darwin200.com/understanding-sustainable-energy/ Find out more about plankton on our voyage there: https://darwin200.com/systematic-plankton-studies/… Read More