To Daffodils Fair daffodils, we weep to see You haste away so soon; As yet the early-rising sun Has not attain’d his noon. Stay, stay, Until the hasting day Has run But to the evensong; And, having prayed together, we Will go with you along. We have short time to stay, as [...]
Happy Valentines Day!
Hello everyone! I just wanted to take the opportunity to wish you all a happy Valentines day. Thank you for all the love you show in this blog; every view, like and comment makes my little heart sing! Keep being you, you are enough. Lots of love, Charlotte xxx
Poetry Mondays – On a Lane In Spring by John Clare
On a Lane in Spring. A Little Lane, the brook runs close besideAnd spangles in the sunshine while the fish glide swiftly byAnd hedges leafing with the green spring tideFrom out their greenery the old birds flyAnd chirp and whistle in the morning sunThe pilewort glitters ‘neath the pale blue skyThe little robin has [...]
Did you do the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch?
Image from RSPB Last weekend was the UK's largest citizen science project - the RSPB's Big Garden Birdwatch. For the 42nd time, thousands of brits up and down the country took up their binoculars, put the kettle on and spent 1 hour identifying and counting all the species of birds in their chosen area, be [...]
Poetry Mondays – The Brook by Alfred Lord Tennyson.
The Brook. I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sallyAnd sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges,By twenty thorpes, a little town, And half a hundred bridges. Till last by Philip's farm I flow To [...]
Poetry Mondays – ‘Hope’ by Emily Dickinson.
Image from canva.com Hope. “Hope” is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all And sweetest in the Gale is heard And sore must be the storm That could abash the little Bird That kept so many warm I’ve [...]
Image from canva.com I'm writing this on a chilly Saturday afternoon. While I was waiting for the tea in the teapot to brew, I was thinking of everything that is and has been going on. Probably not the best thing to be doing on a Saturday afternoon, but I couldn't help but think about all [...]
Winter Tasks You Can Do For Wildlife In Your Garden.
Image from canva.com Hello everyone. Today I am going to be listing small tasks you can do in the winter to help wildlife in your garden. Winter is the hardest times of year, it is brutal for our wildlife. The cold, lack of food and water can really take its toll so, it is so [...]
Eco New Year!!
Image from canva.com Happy New Year everyone! How are we all doing? Now I know many of us are pleased to be in 2021, and perhaps this year we can be more eco-friendly. As the saying goes: "We don't need a handful of people doing zero waste perfectly. We need millions of people doing it imperfectly." [...]
The Year by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.
Image from canva.com The Year. What can be said in New Year rhymes, That’s not been said a thousand times? The new years come, the old years go, We know we dream, we dream we know. We rise up laughing with the light, We lie down weeping with the night. [...]