Monthly Archives: July 2016

From ‘Rape of the Fair Country,’ a novel by Alexander Cordell, first published 1959.

Nant-y-glo Ironworks (Artist unknown) c.1830 “I thought of my river, the Afon-Lwydd, that my father had fished in youth, with rod and line for the leaping salmon under the drooping alders. The alders, he said, that fringed the banks ten … Continue reading

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Has the world gone mad?

Statue of Sir Peter Scott, London Wetland Centre, by Ginny Battson © 2014   “The world has gone mad.” I am hearing this often in my particular sprachraum (the Anglosphere, at least), off-line and on-line, an almost daily occurrence from … Continue reading

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For the Record, this day 15th July 2016

To Theresa Mary May, PM UK. ~~~~ @ginbat @Number10gov you’ve made serious & grave errors on Environment in your 1st week in office. Let it not get any worse. #climate #biodiversity @ginbat @Number10gov As Prime Minister, you have ultimate responsibility … Continue reading

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For the love of imperfection

“When one has once fully entered the realm of love, the world ~ no matter how imperfect ~ becomes rich and beautiful, it consists solely of opportunities for love.” ~ Søren Kierkegaard, Works of Love My walking boots have taken … Continue reading

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