Category Archives: bees and insects and flowers

Princezzinnen Garten, Berlin

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Berlin, 14th June 2016 Princezzinnen Garten (Princess Garden) is on the south side of Motizplatz, Kreuzberg, Berlin, off a busy roundabout in the city centre. It’s an urban

Princezzinnen Garten, Berlin

WCMT Fellowship 2016 research: innovation in participation in public urban green space. Berlin, 14th June 2016 Princezzinnen Garten (Princess Garden) is on the south side of Motizplatz, Kreuzberg, Berlin, off a busy roundabout in the city centre. It’s an urban

the year for hairy footed flower bees

Bee, bees.       Bees.             Hairy Footed Flower Bees. Here they are again, and there I was thinking that the next-door-suburban-basement-garage-expansion-chimney-out-neverending-building-project would finally cease their wondrous presence. This year, bees more than ever. We can say: this a good year for the

the year for hairy footed flower bees

Bee, bees.       Bees.             Hairy Footed Flower Bees. Here they are again, and there I was thinking that the next-door-suburban-basement-garage-expansion-chimney-out-neverending-building-project would finally cease their wondrous presence. This year, bees more than ever. We can say: this a good year for the

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

Duke of Burgundy Pupa

a meeting point between sun and earth

On the afternoon of Sunday 9th February, a group of us met to hold a celebration of the life of Stanley Messenger in Glastonbury, on the anniversary of what would have been his 97th birthday. I first met Stanley in

Duke of Burgundy Pupa

a meeting point between sun and earth

On the afternoon of Sunday 9th February, a group of us met to hold a celebration of the life of Stanley Messenger in Glastonbury, on the anniversary of what would have been his 97th birthday. I first met Stanley in

Ladies Bedstraw and Cross

God’s Edington Acre

  Ladies Bedstraw Pennywort Hedge Bedstraw Reflexed Stonecrop Yellow Meadow Vetchling Stinking Iris Red Clover Greater Hogweed For the past few years, I’ve been talking with my Mum about wildflowers, self seeders and ‘pollinator’ planting. More so, following some work

Ladies Bedstraw and Cross

God’s Edington Acre

  Ladies Bedstraw Pennywort Hedge Bedstraw Reflexed Stonecrop Yellow Meadow Vetchling Stinking Iris Red Clover Greater Hogweed For the past few years, I’ve been talking with my Mum about wildflowers, self seeders and ‘pollinator’ planting. More so, following some work

Urban Pollinators

This is a very beautifully designed website full of great information and connections, all about wildlife and the city in New York, and all of it with a fine soundtrack. http://www.urbanpollinators.com/

Urban Pollinators

This is a very beautifully designed website full of great information and connections, all about wildlife and the city in New York, and all of it with a fine soundtrack. http://www.urbanpollinators.com/

nuclear insects

I came across the work of the artist and researcher Cornelia Hesse-Honegger. From her biography: “For 25 years she worked as a scientific illustrator for the scientific department of the Natural History Museum at the University of Zurich. Since 1969

nuclear insects

I came across the work of the artist and researcher Cornelia Hesse-Honegger. From her biography: “For 25 years she worked as a scientific illustrator for the scientific department of the Natural History Museum at the University of Zurich. Since 1969