Apple Blossom. Hurrah! We are officially in Spring, and nature has decided it is too. Maybe not the weather, but you can't have everything! Last week, I went for a lovely walk. It was a fabulous way of blowing away the cobwebs. I visited the local bluebell wood and it was gorgeous. The leaves in [...]
The Starling; A Master Mimicker and Murmurator Extraordinaire.
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 [...]
Hello everyone. Hope you are well. Keep plodding on. We'll get there eventually and help each other out in whatever way you can. Since returning to work, I have been struggling for ideas and finding the time to write up these posts, which I love to create. I would never think that I would enjoy [...]
Ways to connect to nature in isolation, when you don’t have a garden.
Hello there and welcome back to Foxglove and Bee. In my last post I talked about all the different ways you can connect to nature during lockdown in your garden. However, I realise that not everyone has a garden and finds getting out and about on their daily exercise quite challenging for various reasons. Not [...]