Author Archives: RedKite

Lime Hawk Moth rescue

Charlie our chocolate labrador found a lime hawk moth in the garden this afternoon. He didn’t quite know what to do with it! Fortunately I was able to rescue it before he did anything. A beautiful moth! Advertisements

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Don’t bomb Syria

I woke up this morning to hear the news that British aircraft had been involved, along with US and French forces, in bombing targets in Syria. In one of the interviews the interviewee said something about getting back to their … Continue reading

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Rip out that hedge

I’m sat this morning reading Peter Cooper about silent fields and also Charles Eisenstein’s “The More Beautiful World”. Catherine, just back from walking the dog, is inspecting the front garden, no doubt planning some changes. And I look at the … Continue reading

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Welfare

Look and listen for the welfare of the whole people and have always in view not only the present but also the coming generations. – The Great Law of Peace, Constitution of the Haudenosaunee (Iriquois) Nation

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Peace

This week is the Week of Prayer for World Peace. Here are some thoughts from John Dear in his book “The Beatitudes of Peace” Governments, militaries, weapons, and the unjust global social, economic, military system kill tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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A dragon in the garden

It is on evenings like this that I am reminded one of the reasons that I love being in our garden. While picking raspberries I disturbed a dragon fly that was drying and stretching it’s wings, presumably it has recently … Continue reading

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Mysterious residents of Meanwood Park

Walking Charlie in Meanwood Park we came across a series of doors to some of the residents. Here are a few pictures:  

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