“If I’m late putting out the bird food in our garden they land on the fence posts and caw at me!”
” In this book the autobiographical thread is the indispensable bit of twine round which local nature lore has been crystalized: the records of Orkney marine life from past and present are the sugar candy.” Robert Rendall
psychological distress and lower life evaluations were more prevalent in countries like those of the UK that adopted strategies aimed at suppressing the virus compared to those with strategies to eliminate Covid-19
What is all this juice and all this joy?/A strain of the earth’s sweet being in the beginning/In Eden garden.
“Come away, O human child!/ To the waters and the wild”
With over 70 poems and over 80 images the collection is a substantial harvest, yet the artists feel they have more to bring in and hope to do so in future exhibitions and in book form.
“January is the quietest month in the garden. … But just because it looks quiet doesn’t mean that nothing is happening. Rosalie Muller Wright
“A year of finding something good in each day.”
‘There’s no way I can know’…
“The heron turned up at the pond today – back for the season”