Origins of growth, uprooted residents, coy interdependence, enveloping clumps. What more can these Tree-beings and plant companions --witnesses to past imperial adventures-- tell us about being upright, standing with poise and reaching slowly for the light?     How much can the myriad architectured solutions to living in an adapted environment teach us about building…Read more Architectures┬á

La Rentr├ęe? ├ëpineuse.

Back to school can be a stress challenge as we go from the leisurely long summer holiday stroll to a quick sprint, accelerating more quickly than is reasonable or healthy. Sometimes we need reminding to slow down and to pay attention differently. Handling prickly cacti is an excellent mindfulness exercise. We quickly realise that attending…Read more La Rentr├ęe? ├ëpineuse.

A host of golden daffodils

  I wandered lonely as a cloud I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on…Read more A host of golden daffodils