What are wasps for?

There was a post on the Self-Isolating Bird Club Facebook page which asked the question “What are wasps for?” It’s a question I have asked myself along with “What are…

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Ants and Aphids

Here in Hightown we have always been plagued with ants each summer. The good thing is that they have realised that they are not welcome in the house and for…

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Darkness to Light

 This jigsaw puzzle is one I have done many times and love despite it not being the easiest puzzle I’ve ever done. It’s called Day and Night and is taken…

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Batten Down the Hatches

One afternoon recently Telyn, the female osprey of the Dyfi Osprey Project based near Machynlleth, started to build up the sides of the nest. She was very deliberate in her…

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God Lifts Us Up

This sculpture is designed to show how nature is holding people up during the pandemic. There is lots of evidence that being out in nature, even if that is only…

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Next Steps

I have been in the house or garden a lot since the start of self-isolation and lock down. Yesterday I needed to take the car for a drive and decided…

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