Wind turbines, straight lines and other wild passions

Only a few of those who know me intimately know of my absolute, joyful and unabashed love of wind turbines.  I find them majestic and calming.  I love how they rise out of the countryside, enduring, stoic, reliable, rhythmic... It's a niche thing I appreciate, but I'd argue not outside the wider bounds of normal. … Continue reading Wind turbines, straight lines and other wild passions

#30dayswild – here’s how we’re doing!

Some of you may be aware of the #30dayswild challenge run by the UK Wildlife Trust throughout June.  Some of you may have seen the gorgeous magazine-worthy blog and Instagram posts recording the "Random Acts of Wildness" that over 49,000 people, including me, have signed up to commit... here's ours. So, we're home educating.  We are … Continue reading #30dayswild – here’s how we’re doing!

Pause: an alphabetical proverbial poem about adulting and parenting

Written for World Autism Awareness Week: this is my equivalent of the shaved head, raffle or sponsored slim.  If it touches you at all, please click here to make a donation to the National Autistic Society or at least, share as widely as you can so we can hopefully tap into some rich people... Pause Accidents will happen (even in … Continue reading Pause: an alphabetical proverbial poem about adulting and parenting