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A May Walk, Part II: Nice, Nasty, & Nosh

The human female is moving pretty slowly today. ( I think she stayed up too late last night and ate too much lunch today.) I may need to poke her with a pointy stick in her hinderparts to keep her moving or we’ll be out here until dark. 349 more words


The Acorn Hoarder

For a bird that is so “colourful and noisy” as the jay you won’t see one very often at all. They live in mixed woodland especially with oak trees, which provide their favourite food – acorns. 173 more words

Bradlaugh Fields

Ah, Spring

new leaves on oak (northern red? eastern black?  I’m not sure)

new leaves on American beech (Fagus grandifolia)

flowering dogwood (Cornus florida) 19 more words

Cover Reveal: Binary by Stephanie Saulter

I’ve always enjoyed the minimalist UK cover designs of the ®Evolution books by Stephanie Saulter, but GOOD GOD the US versions are just STUNNING. My jaw dropped last year when Quercus showed off… 293 more words

Science Fiction

Only Ever Yours by Louise O'Neill

Only Ever Yours is a book that’s divided readerships. I know some people who definitely praise it as the intelligent, sharp breath of fresh, feminist fiction that YA literature needs. 1,330 more words

Young Adult Fiction

Only Ever Yours - Louise O'Niell

This is a vulgar, almost carnivalesque perception of a patriarchal world but that’s what makes it good. When I saw that Quercus had managed to get a cover quote from Jeanette Winterson (woo) I put this book straight on my ever increasing ‘To Read’ list. 496 more words