Eco New Year!!

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."   Here I will [...]

Merry Christmas Everyone!

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!! I hope you are all well and are taking care of yourself. This is possibly one of the strangest Christmases we'll ever have (hopefully anyway). Whatever you may be doing, cherish the little things and look forward to brighter days ahead. Thank you for all of your support so far as well. It [...]

Easy Nature Crafts – Number 3 – Popcorn Garland for Birds.

Hello, I'm back with another super quick and simple craft idea, that is plastic free and also provides food for the birds.  Of course, using popcorn as Christmas decoration isn't anything new, it has been done for decades. Whilst it may not be the shiniest or the glitziest, it is very effective and it has [...]

Poetry Mondays – The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy.

The Darkling Thrush   I leant upon a coppice gate,When Frost was spectre-gray,And Winter’s dregs made desolateThe weakening eye of day.The tangled bine-stems scored the skyLike strings of broken lyres,And all mankind that haunted nighHad sought their household fires.   The land’s sharp features seemed to meThe Century’s corpse outleant,Its crypt the cloudy canopy,The wind [...]