March reading – Agriculture and the fate of the planet

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

Bill Bailey and happiness for #BookSnapSunday Just a quick booksnap, a pretty easy one this week; Bill Bailey's new book Bill Bailey's Remarkable guide to happiness. A serious examination of what makes us happy and not surprisingly Bill identifies many things I think most of are already aware, like the importance of nature in our sense of wellbeing and happiness. … Continue reading Bill Bailey and happiness for #BookSnapSunday

The Finnish secret to life – Sisu

A Finnish ski patrol, lying in the snow on the outskirts of a wood in Northern Finland, on the alert for Russian troops, 12 January 1940.public domain,_1940_HU55566.jpg Sisu, (pronounced see-su), a special kind of fortitude that emerges when you have passed the point of what you think you can bear and yet you go on … Continue reading The Finnish secret to life – Sisu

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=''> <img style='border: 1px solid gray;width:125 px;height:125 px;' src=''> <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