Challenging Habitat Blog

Outdoor Daily III

You guessed it: still (very) damp out here. I’m still looking for the beauty in small things… …and wonder how a spider catches dinner in a net decorated with a thousand droplets?

Outdoor Daily III

Fog in the valley presents nature in the somber mood befitting reflections on the human capacity for good and evil, ignorance and ingenuity, suffering and resilience on Holocaust Memorial Day and the day after the official covid-19 death… Read More

Outdoor Daily III

A beautiful crisp morning tells me that winter isn’t over.

Outdoor Daily II

Today’s walk is different: I’m grabbing a little ‘fresh’ air between online lectures in Plymouth city centre. Without my dog :( My internet in rural Cornwall is so poor that I can’t rely on its stability for the… Read More

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 succumbed to MS.

Outdoor Daily

The perfect place for a lizard to soak up sunshine! I’m very happy to see this creature in our garden, hopefully where there is one, there are many more hidden from view. And this individual is also a… Read More

Outdoor Daily

Determination to reach for the light beyond what seems physically possible‚Ķ we perceive what we want to see and we feel our thinking …if that’s what I want to see, perhaps it’s what I crave to feel, in… Read More