As if that could possibly sustain us in times of hunger.
Food prices are rising steeply as the world harvests are brought in and disappointment is faced.
The excessive weather conditions of drought or flood have impacted on all the land across the world.
I don’t think that anyone escaped the extremes on Planet Earth!
I was talking with my mother about her childhood during World War 2 and she recalls how governments radically encouraged frugality, a return to the earth, growing food and sharing.
Allotments need to be increased dramatically, as the waiting list for allotments grows longer each day in towns and cities across the UK and Ireland.
As the enforced austerity takes hold on our lives, governments need to be helping people to help themselves as much as possible.
If our politicians cared to help empower people, they would…
As I write this, the stove is slowly warming up the cottage, heating the radiators, heating the water and boiling the kettle, ready for my next pot of tea.
Many of the artefacts we have in our homes around us remind us of places, people and our own journey through this world.
I am very fond of natural crafts and evocative ornaments.
Some of the most strikingly beautiful elements in our homes can be a simple vase of greenery from the outdoors
Light catchers are fascinating for reasons that are obvious, in that we continually gravitate towards the light.
Plants defy gravity in their growing towards the light.
Sunshine beckons me outdoors, or towards a window.