This English oak (Quercus robur) is alongside the Great Cambridge Road near Turkey Street station in Enfield, north London. It was photographed on my phone in January 2017. 110 more words
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Warts n' all
For me, the land that I live on is an integral part of my practice and my life.
I celebrate the festivals on it, my home is on it and since I’m a housewife I work on it. 70 more words
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I once visited Aberglasny, which is a National Trust property, in order to see it’s thousands year old yews.
What was apparent to me on setting foot on the property is that the place has an unnatural air of calm about it. 80 more words
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An oak with raised arms
A welcoming sight when entering the Park
Note the jackdaws arriving on the top left
This oak deceives from one side… … 125 more words
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As some of you know, I have been flametending for a while now. Despite years of meditation I’m having trouble keeping my mind on Brigit while I flametend. 266 more words
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I missed last Imbolc, as I was in hospital waiting to start labour and give birth to my son, which seems appropriate for the start of Spring. 109 more words
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Caroline Gilby on Wine
And the next piece from China Wine News. This time a more technical one on the science of oak in winemaking.
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