“when 1500 scientists, including 100 Nobel Laureates, petitioned the world in 1995 that serious remedies were required to halt the destruction of the living fabric of the Earth, their warning was ignored. Had it been 1500 economists warning of a stock market crash it would have got banner headlines and emergency government action.” - Bob … Continue reading #BookSnap and reading catch up.
Medieval tapestry Ok I think that look sums up the past week. I have been a bit snowed under of late trying to get things done and work has been a bit on the hectic side but thankfully the new Autumn book box is all ready to go. Afraid design does not come naturally, so … Continue reading Some weeks you are just glad when it is over.
image source: pixabay public domain As a child I swam with an almost religious dedication. I hated swimming club, (competition and people were not my thing), but I loved the zen of doing laps and would look forward to the afternoon or morning routine of diving into a cold pool and losing myself in following … Continue reading My water dreaming
This week's book snap is Charles Massey's impressive agricultural call to arms; Call of the Reed Warbler: A New Agriculture a new Earth. Currently learning more about sustainable agriculture than I ever thought I needed to know. This is a great book, not just for the blueprint it offers on sustainable agriculture but for the … Continue reading Sustainable agriculture for BookSnapSunday
#BookSnapSunday Just the quick weekly BookSnap, I seem to have lots to read at the moment, friends keep lending me books and I always feel I have a duty to read and get them back as soon as possible, so trying to get through a few titles at the moment. This week's book snap is … Continue reading So many books – so little time
Last of Year of Kayaking 's challenge; 10 wildlife photos for 10 days:
https://gumtreesandgalaxies.com/2020/12/31/2021-gaia-nature-reading-challenge/ We are almost at the end of the first month of 2021 and thought it was time I set up a page where people could link to any Gaia/nature reading they have managed this month. Just leave a link in the comments below so we can find your posts. Figured it will make #BookSnapSunday … Continue reading Nature reading and #BookSnapSunday
The Autumn 2021 Eco Book Box will be available for order from early February, with dispatch no later than the 3rd of March. We have some pretty cool products planned for this box, including samples of a native relaxation tea I absolutely love and now use as part of my daily wind down routine from … Continue reading Autumn book box coming soon!
https://www.instagram.com/p/CKaXpT5F5vj/ Our local museum, Cobb & Co is currently hosting an ancient rome exhibit, so decided to take advantage for BookSnap this week and highlight my favourite historical mystery series; the Ruso novels of R.S.Downie. Downie is an english author and the series is predominantly set in Roman Britain although Ruso and Tilla do find … Continue reading Back in time for #BookSnapSunday.
Recently I posted some images for the travel photo challenge; ten days of photos with no explanation, mostly I chose some older photos from past trips overseas. Just thought I might do some brief posts on some of the lesser known but worthy locations from our past travels. The very first image I posted for … Continue reading “A magic key… that unlocks a door into a world of enchantment” – Mary Watts