Mind the gap

“Mind the Gap!” They announce that on the London Underground when there’s a space between the train and the platform. In real life, though, we need a bigger gap. A gap between...

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Our nature in us

Yesterday at about 8pm, the sun was shining through the trees. Its low angle revealed hundreds of spider webs strung between the branches, lit up as if the silk itself had its...

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Strong tree, bendy tree

I’ve always been a big planner. Tell me what we’re doing next Saturday – and don’t dare change the schedule! Mess with my plans and you mess with my head, I tell you! And that...

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Go to ground

I was on the phone this morning, and as it was a lovely day, I took the call outside. It was an early-morning call and the earth was just starting to warm up. The air was full...

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