This is what open means to me

Ben Huberman, in the Discover Prompts series running for the month of April, asks "In these days of lockdowns, closures, and physical distancing, what does Open mean to you?" This is what "open" means to me. Wide open space, fresh, crisp air, clear blue skies, birdsong and a profusion of hawthorne bushes. The space gave me opportunity … Continue reading This is what open means to me

Transitions – In limbo

As I sit here, I have no doubt that the larger world events are impacting every one of us in similar and different ways. Our common humanity will ensure that every single one of us is worried about vulnerable family members, distressed about someone who is far away from home, concerned for a friend or … Continue reading Transitions – In limbo

Wow – wild fungi love!

About a month ago I went to the woods for a walk, taking only my phone with me. As I wandered through the darker, damper places I stumbled upon the biggest assortment of mushrooms I've ever seen (yes, I've been in South Africa for so long, and we don't have a lot of damp, dark … Continue reading Wow – wild fungi love!