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.
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: