Culture is Complex Nature is Sad

In culture there are numerous aspects of existence. The family you are born into becomes an arena where you do things because your parents did. The land you are born on determines your experience of weather. I was born in England so the weather has been and always will be important to me. I doContinue reading “Culture is Complex Nature is Sad”

Bumble Bees Bumbling

This was one of those hair raising moments that could quite easily replace retail therapy. I could have quite happily followed that bumble bee all day, all week even. It was a moment where nothing else mattered, the world was at peace with itself and bees will live forever. As it flew away I feltContinue reading “Bumble Bees Bumbling”

Nature Deficit Disorder

I have fond memories of playing in the ancient forest that sat on the opposite side of the main road, from my house in Forest Hill, South East London. It was the same forest my dad played in as a child with his friends and brother. It was veiled in the mysticism of queens andContinue reading “Nature Deficit Disorder”

Collecting Pollen

My husband, daughter and me¬†found an ants nest when we visited Bedgebury¬†National Pinetum and Forest, as well as an array of Buddleia’s alive with butterflies. Four out of five children now suffer with nature deficit disorder. Managing my 14 year olds sons connection with nature was much easier when he was younger. Now he likesContinue reading “Collecting Pollen”

Bumble Bee and Thistle

I took this on the disused railway of mid Norfolk, near a hamlet called Worthing, where I once lived. Set in the middle of an agricultural farm we was truly connected to nature. The river Wensum flowed across the field from where we lived and the fields hosted an array of crops from sugar beat,Continue reading “Bumble Bee and Thistle”