Campaigning Exhaustion

Being a pwME *person with myalgic encephalomyelitis, I live with continuous fatigue. Think 24/7 jet lag, add in a few other delights and you will get the idea. That really is an understatement, but... Anyway! Campaigning for Wildlife You may know that I have spent the last year campaigning for local wildlife and habitat, impacted … Continue reading Campaigning Exhaustion

Still Campaigning for the Wood

A field landscape

I am still here, but spending quite a few spoons trying defend this beautiful place. Now facing being enveloped by 1,100+ dwellings. With a 'relief road' due (contradiction in terms) which leaves an active Badger Sett exposed. Trying to gain any reassurance that they will be safely relocated in a timely fashion is impossible. I … Continue reading Still Campaigning for the Wood

Doodles in Nature

More Doodling has been going on here a pace. As spring progresses slowly through unseasonably cold weather. I often wonder if it's because of fewer planes making flights. Yes, OK, a naive hope of climate change reversal. I certainly don't mind not being woken at 5am by a noisy longhaul preparing for descent into the … Continue reading Doodles in Nature

Aroma – Lilac – Haibun

Lilac For my Aunt & Uncle Memories of childhood Hot sunny days Walking past a neighbour's garden Freedom and space to breath Lilac leaning in greeting The roasting pavement Stag Beetles Newly applied creasote on a pannelled fence Thirst The sweet aroma of Lilac quenching it all Lou Fellingham - Speak ‡ https://youtu.be/9kNcA1PjLF4 Thanks so … Continue reading Aroma – Lilac – Haibun

My Peaceful Place

My Peaceful Place... Hi! It's been a while since I made it out to my peaceful place.‡ It's not far from where we live. And strangely enough I had never visited prior to MEcfs. I think my husband suggested stopping by to just sit in the car and re-set after on of the many hospital … Continue reading My Peaceful Place

Daily prompt ~ Theory

Pacing ~ in theory, she laughed! Harsh words were spoken directly into my understairs cupboard this afternoon. Why? You may well ask. We've had rather unexpected snow here. And on sleepily glancing out to the garden, I saw the poor birdies as they pecked away at a frozen bird bath of sorts, the standby is … Continue reading Daily prompt ~ Theory