"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"
"I wrote that the world feels too much of everything, that I am so lucky to be in it."
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...
SIMONE, WHOSE HAIR IS THE WORLD
Her golden plumage shivered to a mane That grew the stalks and limbs of flowers and trees
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