Monthly Archives: October 2015

Equity in society and wildlife are inseparable. How?

Robin Through Glass by  Ginny Battson I’m not sure many people consider the question of equity in human society in relation to how it impacts non-human lives in their complex interconnections. Equity, meaning justice and fairness for all with regard … Continue reading

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Mycelium of the forest floor. And love.

It’s Autumn, and the fungal fruits of the woodland floor appear to resonate more than at any other time of year. To begin to understand fungal bodies and their place within ecosystems, one needs to imagine part of the world … Continue reading

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Pwllperran Farm

Travel this ancient path beneath lichen. Worn rock and turf tell of this bow above where a boy once swung in sun and smiles. Further on, in a clearing above a gorge, reticent walls of hand hewn stone draw around … Continue reading

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Why twisting vines do what they do…

“it seems the actual direction of winding is determined by the plant’s genes and gravity. Japanese researchers (Hashimoto) found that a slight difference in the structure of tubulin, a microtubule protein in cells, determines the winding direction. They chemically mutated … Continue reading

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Corbyn and desire

Let me get this straight from the outset, I am not writing about sexual desire in relation to Jeremy Corbyn. Freudians may think sex and power are inextricable but it’s really beyond my remit, I know my limits. Instead, I’m … Continue reading

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