Hibernating Creatures

In Mark’s blog on ‘Micro-Seasons‘, he discusses the mini-seasons of Autumn Equinox, (秋分 Shūbun), which are: Mark describes the first micro-season this week, the second is the time when ‘hibernating creatures close their doors’, (I might have jumped the gun here as he may very well be discussing ‘hibernation’ next week”!). But thanks for readingContinue reading “Hibernating Creatures”

Thunder Lowers Its Voice

Hi it’s Monday and once again a new week of writing calls. This week in Mark’s blog on ‘Micro-Seasons‘, he discussed the mini-season of Autumn Equinox (秋分 Shūbun), the first micro-season is ‘Thunder Lowers Its Voice (Sep 22 – Sep 27)’. Each week Mark includes haikus that relate to the subject and gives an invitationContinue reading “Thunder Lowers Its Voice”

Micro-Season Haiku

Welcome to a new week, hope you are well I have just read Mark’s blog ‘Micro-Seasons‘, this week he continues to discuss the mini-season of ‘Limit of Heat’ – “The Rice Ripens”. Each week Mark also adds in haikus that relate to the subject in question and gives us a challenge to write our own,Continue reading “Micro-Season Haiku”

Haiku – Fog

Morning, I have just read Mar’s blog ‘Micro-Seasons’ which I can thoroughly recommend by the way and this week he continues to discuss the micro-seasons within First Autumn, established in 1685 by Japanese astronomer Shibuka Shunkai this recent blog he talks about the micro-season of “Thick Fog Blankets the Sky”. Each week Mark also addsContinue reading “Haiku – Fog”

Good news for the Forests

The world’s dwindling forests may just have some breathing space, thanks to an agreement by more then 100 countries to halt and reverse forest loss by 2030. Importantly, the signatories include Brazil and the Democratic Republic of Congo – which are homes to the largest remaining rainforest. The pledge was also signed by China, Russia,Continue reading “Good news for the Forests”

Autumn Thoughts

It is autumn and winter is fast approaching, here in the UK the clocks have gone back, the nights are darker and this can have an effect our mood, along with the extended impact of the pandemic, so it is important to think of ways of caring for ourselves and others over the next fewContinue reading “Autumn Thoughts”

Today at COP26

Gonzalo Muñoz and Nigel Topping, High Level Climate Action Champions said:​ “It is fantastic to see the ambition in renewables deployment, with Race to Zero members committing to reaching over 750GW of installed renewable energy capacity by 2030. This will only grow as more energy companies join the Race to Zero emissions, and decarbonisation ambitionsContinue reading “Today at COP26”

Weekend Prompt

Sammi’s weekend prompt is to write a poem or piece of prose in 97 words using ‘ramshackle’ or a variation of it in the piece of work, see the link below: I have completed the poem below in the required number of words, my inspiration is Greenpeace which has been established for 50 years, especiallyContinue reading “Weekend Prompt”

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