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Monthly Archives: May 2008
One of my co-colloquiists brought along the latest issue of Poets & Writers, in which is a topical article for all of us here, called Putting Your Poetry into Order. And an even more irresistible (to me) feature: Through the … Continue reading
Tuesday it was bees: we had a most thrilling hive inspection as our last field trip. We got to see some varroa mites, how to check for the tell-tale odour of foulbrood, what a hive about to swarm looks like, … Continue reading
Gordon Ramsay caused a bit of a flutter by proposing that out-of-season fruit and veg be outlawed in Britain. A little light counter-attack from readers of his restaurant menus, but aside from the dessert menus he seems to be sticking … Continue reading
I was shocked the other day to see this guy running underwater, up the Gorge, heading (ultimately) for the ocean I guess. Looks like he mighta lost one claw to the soup pot, but the rest of him was all … Continue reading
I happened upon a web page that listed farmer-poet-essayist-novelist Wendell Berry‘s 17 rules for the healthy functioning of sustainable local communities (and here’s a place you can read some of his poems): 1. Always ask of any proposed change or … Continue reading