“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.
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
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.
“Isn't that a kind of prayer? The care and maintenance of the web of our noticing, the paying heed?” - Kathleen Jamie Findings https://www.instagram.com/p/CKIFXnnlVd_/ This week's #BookSnapSunday post features Kathleen Jamie's gorgeous collection of essays Findings, beautiful, lyrical observation that captures moments of observation and experience, a lovely book to read. Findings beautifully evokes Scotland, … Continue reading Findings for #BookSnapSunday
Pixabay There was time when I did regularly join in reading challenges, afraid I was not always as dedicated as I aspired to be. These days I tend to keep my commitments simple; my own Gaia/nature challenge and my goodreads challenge which is always a comfortable goal of a mere 36 books but I do … Continue reading 2021 Nonfiction reading challenge
Just a quick #BookSnapSunday. I joined in on the #wyndhamreadalong2021 on Instagram last week and just bolted through Day of the Triffids. Wyndham has a timeless, polished quality to his writing. While it might be a cold war sci-fi, the idea that humanity will destroy itself with it's own greed driven cleverness is just as … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday – Day of the Triffids.
#BookSnapSunday I will resume the travel challenge tomorrow for today I am just sticking to #BookSnapSunday, which this week is the Craig Reucassel book Fight for Planet A, an accessible and empowering read if you are looking to understand the challenges facing the planet, why the Australian government is so backward in acting to address … Continue reading Let’s make 2021 a year to fight for the environment.