Try to put down your phone

It’s good to put down your mobile phone Lawrie. As I write this the iPhone is king, a smartphone. You’ll probably have something that I...

Bluebell Wood

Afloat on a Sea of Bluebells

I was afraid that I was going to miss the spectacle. The link with an event that has taken place, probably for millennia. Those first...

Lockdown Moon Noticing

I've taken my fair share of moon photo's over time. We all see it, sometimes we appreciate it. But how often do we really notice...

Bare Trees and February Skies

One of the annoying, yet sometimes interesting features of online photo storage such as Google Photos and even Microsoft's One Drive is the suggestion that...

Rosehips

On Rosehips

There is always one of the hardened, vicious, replilian claw thorns that's going to get you. Usually the one you never saw coming. Straight into...

Hoverfly Dreams

Hoverfly dreams

When things get tough, this is what you should do: Make good art. I’m serious. Husband runs off with a politician — make good...

How to really switch off on holiday

I'm going away tomorrow with my nearest and dearest for a well earned holiday. So, in order to make the most of my time, I...

Mindfulness and allotments

I never thought there would be much joy in digging heavy soil on a hot August evening. It's not something I would choose to do,...

Can your todo list app do that?

Next time you’re planning to buy groceries, can I suggest that instead of tapping them into your phone, maybe using a list app, that you...