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    Tag: Nature

    Silent Spring

    "The river near the house welcomes my anger. A ray of drowned sunlight charges the water with colour. I ritually trace my childhood steps"

    Drawn to Nature: Flies

    Animals come in many shapes and sizes, none more so than flies. There are flies that mimic other species, flies with incredible iridescent bodies,...

    Addressing the Unknown

    'Let's watch the sun making its paperboy/rounds tapping on the window and shedding/off its flecks of glow'

    Soil: On Digging a Hole

    "A worm has beaten me to the hole I’m digging; when I pull apart the soil, I find a slender punctuation mark in the mud. Its pink body threads through the dark clay."


    "in a quiet hollow on the far side of this field rain patters through the leaves like twinkling glass"

    Paying Attention

    "I wrote that the world feels too much of everything, that I am so lucky to be in it."


    The energy in the trees was palpable- at once pulsating and swirling

    Friday Favourite: The Uninhabitable Earth

    The book currently on top of my ever-growing ‘To Read’ pile is David Wallace-Well’s 2019 book The Uninhabitable Earth. Based on his 2017 essay of the...


    Her golden plumage shivered to a mane That grew the stalks and limbs of flowers and trees

    What follows is an apology

    it was different back then; we didn’t know, didn’t understand…


    made its blades stand sentinel and straight, made the lock stick on the kissing gate

    Human nature: why we should all be getting outdoors

    At the moment, I feel more grateful than ever to live where I do. My house backs on to fields meaning whichever direction I...

    Translating nature into the theatre

    Audition season for Trinity plays is beginning. Prepare your monologues and get ready to neglect your studies. More importantly though, get shopping for a...

    Rich countries are underperforming on conservation, Oxford study finds

    Research shows that LEDCs outperform their richer counterparts on a range of conservation factors

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