Catching Dawn

We are good sleepers, the MOTH and I. Unless it is a full moon or we have stayed up too late watching television, or in my case, riding the wave of a late night creative mojo like a night owl unable to settle. Last night We saw Sereena Williams romp home in three straight sets…

A Happy Place

The garden is one of the few places that is under constant change yet always provides a place of solace and tranquility.  We spent the day in the sunshine and in garden and can sit now, with a glass of pink bubbles, and enjoy the day’s work. The potential is ever-present and the rewards perennial.…

Apologising to all Gastropods

Yesterday’s post detailed the snail stomp that recently took place in a garden near here.  That post incorrectly called these lowly creatures crustaceans which I read a few times in the course of editing but nothing registered.  That is until 3am this morning when I woke with a start saying to myself… Snails are molluscs!…

November with Gratitude: Nature

I am not one who jumps on board with American celebrations.  Think … Halloween and Valentine’s Day.  But they do have something profound with their celebrations during the month of November when they reflect on everything good in their lives.  I like that.  I like that a lot.  And I am picking up that baton for the next…