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Not All Trees Are the Same When It Comes to Helping Climate Change....

Researchers found that in Europe, trees grown since 1750 have actually increased global warming.

The scientists believe that replacing broad leaved species with conifers is a key reason for the negative climate impact. 59 more words

Climate Change

Weeping Alone

Hearts connected, not by blood but
Invisible thread, carefully nurtured
Need investment, tender loving care
Taken for granted, silken smooth thread
Frayed by use, rendered fragile… 69 more words


Walking through Strawberry Lane

I’m out with the spaniel as the sky begins to brighten. To the East across what was Thakeham playing field a wide, luminous deep pink band over the thinnest gold streak shines behind the treetops. 969 more words

Local History

Long way home

I’ve got a head full of lightning, a hat full of rain.

Book of the Week: Workbenches

This week I read Workbenches: From Design And Theory To Construction And Use by Christopher Schwarz, an editor of Popular Woodworking magazine. The book describes the parts of a workbench and how each part is used to hold wood firmly in place, so a workworker can work on the wood. 636 more words