I only finished two books in March but I did dip in and out of a few. The big one was Charles Massey's tome on regenerative agriculture; Call of the Reed Warbler: A new Agriculture A new earth, a comprehensive overview and critique of historical farming practices, emerging regenerative practices and Massey's desperate call for … Continue reading March reading – Agriculture and the fate of the planet
Milne Bay pool Toowoomba March has been a bit of a slow month blog wise I am afraid. Circumstances have limited our weekend escapes, work has been busy and there just never seems to be enough hours in the day to do everything we would like. I have managed to rediscover the joy of swimming … Continue reading Back in the swim
This is just a very quick Saturday post. Podcasts seem to be the thing at the moment. Do you keep seeing this when you log into WordPress? Grow your audience with a podcast Easily turn your blog into a podcast with Anchor — the world's biggest podcasting platform.Create an Anchor account Wondered about giving it … Continue reading Inspired by so many other bloggers
https://www.instagram.com/p/CMqP5vSBZG8/ Just a quick book snap post, I am participating in the Wyndham read along on insta hence this week's post is of that classic, cosy but creepy invasion tale The Midwich Cuckoos. Cuckoos feels a bit like Doctor Who meets Midsomer Murders, all the more sinister for the cosy, quaint, domestic setting. Wyndham was … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – The Midwich Cuckoos
"What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make." - Jane Goodall public domain This is just a quick post to share some great podcasts. I only recently discovered Jane Goodall's marvellous Hopecast and thought this was something worth sharing. It is easy to feel … Continue reading Podcasts worth sharing
Pexels: Suzy Hazelwood Since I have decided to dive into the subscription pool I am pondering the benefits of subscription services, and yes this is a little self interested, sorry. From my point of view the benefit comes in the form of discovery. Discovery of authors and books that might otherwise not come to your … Continue reading Discovery and boxes
We are lucky in this country to have the luxury of space and rich coastal and country environments, all within close proximity. While I live and work in a large town, I am never more than an hour from what in our house is generally referred to as tree time. A little longer for beach … Continue reading Tree time
I am hopefully emerging from a bit of down cycle at the moment, starting to feel motivated/inspired to post more, in the mean time #BookSnapSunday gives me something to post for the week no matter what. I recently started dipping into Helen Macdonald's collection of essays Vesper Flights so that is this week's book snap. … Continue reading Vesper Flights for #BookSnapSunday
https://www.instagram.com/p/CME19wbFTOq/ Just catching up with my February reading and the third great read nature read I completed in February was the The Wild Silence by Raynor Winn. I had previously read Winn's first remarkable book The Salt Path, a book she wrote so that Moth her partner would never forget the experience they had when … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – Wild Silence.
“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.