September’s Song: Orange and Black – Hibernating and Recycling


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The garden mourns. So begins the poem written by Hermann Hesse, in translation, which you can read in full below, and which was chosen by Richard Strauss, right at the end of his life, to form the basis of one … Continue reading

First Amongst Equals; Curling, Furling and Burrowing; and a Reignited Interest.


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The nights have clearly drawn in, since the urge has returned for me to fiddle with an image and see if I can produce something as pleasing, but significantly different to the original. In this case the starting point was … Continue reading

Insect Friendly Flowers; More Mushrooms; Lighting The Fire.


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The last swallows have finally fled, the sun hasn’t showed for the last 3 days, the forecast shows more of the same and the nights have really drawn in, so I thought it might be appropriate to explore a topic … Continue reading