https://pixabay.com/photos/koala-marsupial-animal-cute-2010177/ Missing in action yet again. Do you ever need to just hibernate from humanity? We have been living through interesting times I guess and no matter how together you are and how minimally affected you are by the pandemic and everything else going on in the world you sometimes just need to retreat a … Continue reading Hibernating and Connecting
A brief break in travel posts with a catch up on book posts, one book, in particular, I want to highlight and highly recommend, will get to that in a moment. I have not been doing regular updates on the nature reading challenge so thought it was high time I did something of an update … Continue reading Environmental Reading and Environmental protection
After three weeks of escape with almost no wifi, therefore an enforced and much needed digital detox I am back and now playing catch up on reading blog posts. I have only just started to catch up and I have clearly missed a lot! To be honest, I think I really needed that time away … Continue reading Bilbies
Falling a bit behind but don't worry the Winter book box is on it's way. It will be up and and available by next Monday so watch this space. In the meantime I thought I would just highlight some great Australian nature writing. Nature writing as a genre does not seem to be as huge … Continue reading Nature writing and Winter Box almost ready
I have been significantly missing in action of late, feeling kind of wiped out, in a bit of a desperate need of a recharge. Really need some quiet time in isolation to re-charge a bit, slow my brain down and just chill. In the meantime I find myself yet again disturbed by our headlong rush … Continue reading Gas is not a transition fuel!
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
"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
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
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
Continuing Year of Kayaking challenge; 10 wildlife photos for 10 days: Anyone who might be interested is free to join in so feel free and lets go for it.