Friends, it’s a happy day. Today, just over 35 months since I began with an image of the grassland (6 hits that day), and a gut feeling that a blog might prove a useful writing […]
If sun … Trembling Aspen … or shade … Jerusalem Artichoke … were continuous … Saskatoon … or even divided … … there would be no life.They act as a […]
Julia Aleynikova is a young poet from the north east Ural mountains, who gave me six sunflower to plant while she went to Minsk for the summer. Her poem “Lady Fallen to Earth” […]
The science based on Darwin holds that plants evolve over time to fit various ecological niches. This bunchgrass, for example, evolved to take advantage of hot, windy climates. The science based on […]
I’m loving the sun.
To humans, gravity means you keep your feet on the ground. Not so for wasps. For them, it’s all fine to act that way when flying, but when you stop flying […]
The marriage bed. Go away for 3 weeks and the neighbours move in, with each other on their mind. Madam came first. Yeah, she didn’t pose very well, but there was all […]
The green balls of malolactic and citric acid are turning to tartaric acid now, and depositing sugars as water flow into grape berries decreases. The skins of the grapes are beginning their mysteries, […]
Life in the sky… … vanishes (This is a form of ripening.) At first it is nowhere to be found. Bones are everywhere. The sun has burnt everything away.Not everything. There are bee caves. […]
A weed will do. Or a board up against a roof. Life is an amazing thing.