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‘The Lost Words’ by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris.

Note: I began this post early in October, but circumstances conspired to delay things… Hope you enjoy anyway… Since The Lost Words’ release it has already won several awards, including The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller. This book is absolutely extraordinary…. A great … Continue reading

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Interview with Jess Shepherd:  ‘Capturing the Essence of a Leaf’

  Posted on January 17 2017 by joturner57     Jess Shepherd is a peripatetic UK botanical artist. She studied botany to ensure that her paintings would be botanically accurate, detailed renderings, based on an intimate knowledge of her subjects. Her most … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

“The past is history, the future is a mystery but the present is a gift.”

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Wordless Wednesday

“In silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.” Rumi

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The Joys of ‘Autumn’

17 November 2016   ‘Autumn: An anthology for the changing seasons’ edited by Melissa Harrison. This is third of a four-part seasonal series.   Firstly, thank you so much for taking the time to talk about Autumn, Melissa…We will be … Continue reading

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