“Here’s a ‘Thrift’ spell for you (from The Lost Spells): about weathering tough times, surviving on margins & glimpsing hope in hard places. I wrote it pre-pandemic; strange to return to it now. To be read aloud. Art by @JackieMorrisArt”
“Quo life, the warld is mine.
An open grave is a furrow syne.”
“Nature surprises me, again and again. “
Image by Rosie Hopkins
“Björk doesn’t just dance to accompany her singing, it’s more that she has to move – she is so filled with feeling and a need to express, that she has to move.”
The Small Copper butterfly appears to be struggling, with numbers in Scotland falling by a third in the last ten years.
“Mike saw a baby hare on one of his after-work walks”
“It might be said, what does the name matter? It’s only a label. But my response would be that identity is crucial to knowing. The name is also a gateway to a world of knowledge. “
“Nature happens/ with or without us.”
“A very ‘dark’ brown Chiffchaff was picked up exhausted in the porch at Airy”