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Habitat for Wildlife

This lovely little video from the Barn Owl trust shows how to create good habitat for wildlife. It also shows just how much our farming steals from the natural world, especially arable farming. Arable farming is farming crops as opposed to… Continue Reading →

Gloom and Doom

Last night I watched Steven Seagal’s film On Deadly Ground, an old favourite. This morning I read the old critics comments about it, one of the gloomiest things I’ve read recently. Why? Because the comments show just how much anyone… Continue Reading →

Wolf Words

I’m currently reading a modern novel – out 2017 – which still perpetrates the bad old myths about ravening and ferocious wolves hunting down humans! Really? In this day and age? But yes, those attitudes and falsehoods still go on…. Continue Reading →

Green Deserts

Arable Land, Population & Vegetarianism According to Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations the world’s Arable land amounted to 1,407 M hectares, out of a total 4,924 M hectares of land used for agriculture, as at the year 2013. We use over… Continue Reading →

Wolves & reality

Something To Think About ~ #NatureIsBeautiful pic.twitter.com/tT6nJ3FQ5u — PROTECT ALL WILDLIFE (@Protect_Wldlife) December 9, 2017  

Wet Land Song

    Foo Foo the wind Chimney roars Trees dance Earth drinks in the hungry rain Land Songs Series © Elen Sentier 2017 all rights reserved  

Journey with Trees

Trees for Life’s Corporate & Trusts Development Officer Joyce Gilbert trades funding application forms for a  ‘Journey of Trees’ – a Gaelic place-naming weekend of tree planting and pony trekking. Last weekend found me walking beside a couple of ponies on a “Journey with Trees”… Continue Reading →

Being Wild & Hope Bourne

“For money, you sell the hours and the days of your life, which are the only true wealth you have,” she wrote. “You sell the sunshine, the dawn and the dusk, the moon and the stars, the wind and the… Continue Reading →

Badger, Seal & Hare

Excellent post on wildlife watching … “That challenge, should you accept it, is to remain still……and quiet.” The badger, the seal and the hare – a lesson in wildlife watching

Dancing the Heart to Wildness

Dancing is something most of us want to do and love doing when we can, even if we feel we need to be on our own to do it else we get embarrassed. Rhythm moves our feet, all our muscles,… Continue Reading →

Trees for Life: Rewilding Grove

I’ve just written a wee story for Trees for Life … this is part of it … More dreams come to you. This time they begin with a long deep howl. Straightway it’s answered, and answered again and again. Your… Continue Reading →

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