Do trees have personalities, do they exude a sense of spirit, is it right to think of them as having a personality, of having an identity of some sort, probably not, but maybe if we thought more about them as a having a personality of sorts we might care more about them. It might be … Continue reading Old man Banksia rising like a phoenix from the flames.
Australia has the most magical environment, it is sometimes easy to forget how unique and wonderful our environment is, the flora as well as the fauna. I realize I take so much for granted. I sometimes look at European landscapes with envy, I am drawn to cooler and greener landscapes, but my own environment is … Continue reading Amongst the whispering Grandmother trees
Afraid I have been a bit missing in action lately but I have really needed some down time to recharge and rejuvenate. I find I tend to absorb the stress and anxiety of others which can leave me feeling wiped out. Of late I have been a little surprised by the depth of anxiety being … Continue reading #BookSnapSunday- City of Trees
Just finished another book that satisfies my Gaia/nature reading challenge; The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben. Wohlleben certainly makes accessible the incredibly complex world of the natural environment, he makes visible the normally unseen connections that allow forests to function as complex organisms, explaining notions like the "wood wide web", a complex system that sees fungi … Continue reading Hidden life of trees – Gaia reading challenge