Duck egg on the lawn

easter egg

  Today, three ducks flew into the back garden. One female and two male ducks. They settled on the lawn in the rain. Then the female duck laid an egg, a beautiful pale egg, in the middle of the grass.

Duck egg on the lawn

easter egg

  Today, three ducks flew into the back garden. One female and two male ducks. They settled on the lawn in the rain. Then the female duck laid an egg, a beautiful pale egg, in the middle of the grass.

Lime green petals of Euphorbia

blue red, black red, black green, lime green

    Euphorbia amygdaloides ‘Purpurea’     I’ve just started to make a ‘film’ about the wonderful garden nursery and plantswoman Mrs Patricia Marrow, who has run Kingsdon Nursery near Somerton in Somerset since forever.  I’ve always wanted to make

Lime green petals of Euphorbia

blue red, black red, black green, lime green

    Euphorbia amygdaloides ‘Purpurea’     I’ve just started to make a ‘film’ about the wonderful garden nursery and plantswoman Mrs Patricia Marrow, who has run Kingsdon Nursery near Somerton in Somerset since forever.  I’ve always wanted to make

eye at night

spring equinox london walk

A spring equinox walk Half in light, half in dark Hackney to Twickenham 19 and a half miles Saturday March 22nd 2014 1.30pm – 1.30am Dan, David and Sue Well Street Common Victoria Park Lambeth Palace Park Richmond Park  

eye at night

spring equinox london walk

A spring equinox walk Half in light, half in dark Hackney to Twickenham 19 and a half miles Saturday March 22nd 2014 1.30pm – 1.30am Dan, David and Sue Well Street Common Victoria Park Lambeth Palace Park Richmond Park  

Fox's grape

spring equinox flowers

For Wallace Old pheasant’s eye (poeticus) Fox’s grape (Uva Vulpis) Cowslip Grape hyacinth Forget-me-not Narcissus  

Fox's grape

spring equinox flowers

For Wallace Old pheasant’s eye (poeticus) Fox’s grape (Uva Vulpis) Cowslip Grape hyacinth Forget-me-not Narcissus  

hairy footed flower bee in lift off

hairy footed flower bee release

Over the last few years, every spring, bees emerge from the chimney and the wooden sash window surrounds of our room as the mornings lighten and warm.  I’ve never worked out exactly where they come from – but a bee

hairy footed flower bee in lift off

hairy footed flower bee release

Over the last few years, every spring, bees emerge from the chimney and the wooden sash window surrounds of our room as the mornings lighten and warm.  I’ve never worked out exactly where they come from – but a bee

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box hedging, clear-cutting – the body, the bush

A few years ago, I first read Rebecca Solnit‘s chapter ‘Tangled Banks and Clear-Cut Examples’ (written in 2003) from her book ‘Storming the Gates of Paradise’ (2008), part of a section entitled ‘Women’s Place’.  It loops and connects the control of

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box hedging, clear-cutting – the body, the bush

A few years ago, I first read Rebecca Solnit‘s chapter ‘Tangled Banks and Clear-Cut Examples’ (written in 2003) from her book ‘Storming the Gates of Paradise’ (2008), part of a section entitled ‘Women’s Place’.  It loops and connects the control of

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La Via Campesina

Originally posted on rachelspencils:
(First published Broad Sheep, March 2014) By the time you read this it will be nearly March and, hopefully the floods will have subsided and emergency COBRA meetings will have concluded and politicians everywhere in the…

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La Via Campesina

Originally posted on rachelspencils:
(First published Broad Sheep, March 2014) By the time you read this it will be nearly March and, hopefully the floods will have subsided and emergency COBRA meetings will have concluded and politicians everywhere in the…