Saturday, May 25, 2019

Change, and Therefore ... (2)

I also want to do more knitting -

Michael Peter Ancher Skagen Girl, Maren Sofie, Knitting

Saturday, May 18, 2019

Change, and Therefore ... (1)

And so my time as an RLF Fellow is almost over.  There are still year-end reports and statistics to complete, but then my three years at Dundee University working with the Academic Skills Centre will be done.  I'm going to miss it!  

What am I going to do more of, now that I'll have this extra time?

Well, the first thing is obvious -

Durer St Jerome in His Study

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Two Restricted Views from Under the Hedge

I was very pleased to have poems in both the Autumn and Winter issues of A Restricted View from Under the Hedge.  (Love the covers!)  And because these are published by The Hedgehog Poetry Press, here's a photo of a hedgehog -

(British Wildlife Centre wiki commons)

Saturday, May 04, 2019

Dawn Chorus

I've been awake more often in the early hours lately than I'd like, and there is that moment in the pre-dawn when, out of the silence, one bird peeps.  Just one, and then an answer, or perhaps another kind altogether chirrups.  Then, quicker than my bemuddled brain can track, there are dozens of different voices, and that tentative sleepy tone is gone and, for them, the day has begun.  And In appreciation for the company they've been giving me, here's A Capella Science's More Than Birds: