2020 Nature/environment reading challenge

Gum Trees and Galaxies <div style='width:100%;text-align:center;'><span style='margin:5px;padding:5px;border-radius: 5px;border:1px solid lightgrey;display:inline-block;'><a rel=_nofollow href='https://gumtreesandgalaxies.com/'> <img style='border: 1px solid gray;width:125 px;height:125 px;' src='https://gumtreesandgalxieshome.files.wordpress.com/2020/01/gaia-read-button.png?resize=219%2C219'> <p style='align: center;'>Gum Trees and Galaxies</p></a></span> Instructions: Select all code above, copy it and paste it inside your blog post as HTML Okay this is a bit of an impromptu challenge. I had no intention … Continue reading 2020 Nature/environment reading challenge

Dolce far niente – in praise of idleness

public domain https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:John_William_Waterhouse_-Dolce_Far_Niente(1879).jpg Dolce far niente, such a wonderful phrase literally; “sweet doing nothing, sweet idleness”, a celebration of indolence and why not celebrate the occasional indolence. I have been feeling quite wiped out in the post Christmas lull, so many good intentions, so many things to catch up on and yet all I want … Continue reading Dolce far niente – in praise of idleness

A favourite Christmas book

#BookSnapSunday - Hogfather https://www.instagram.com/p/B6W8M-DAptm/ With Christmas fast approaching this weeks book snap could only be one book. My all time favourite Christmas read: Hogfather by Terry Pratchett, and my all time favourite Terry Pratchett novel. Pratchett's Discworld universe is a mirror of ours, on the disc they celebrate Hogswatch, the equivalent of Christmas and instead … Continue reading A favourite Christmas book