Nature is Home: the joys and pleasures of birdwatching

“There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature -- the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring A little while ago, I wrote about the return of a pair of black-backed gulls to the roof-tops opposite our apartment. Since then, we have been keeping … Continue reading Nature is Home: the joys and pleasures of birdwatching

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Friday Quote(s) – Five Reasons to Love the Olympics

There is no escaping the 2016 Olympics and Para-Olympics at the moment.  It has been thrust into our lives whether we like it or not. So how can those of us who are not sporting superstars make the best of the Games?  What have the Olympics ever really done for us? With a nod to Monty … Continue reading Friday Quote(s) – Five Reasons to Love the Olympics