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Lessons from a Mole

For three wet days, a mole ran up and down the soggy drive looking for food and gathering nesting material, her tunnel flooded but a nest needed.  Creatures of the dark, moles only rarely emerge into the light.
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Travellers of the Fields

Many wonders come with winter, among them bird visitors such as redwing, waxwing, and fieldfares sweeping across our cold skies in search of fruits and berries.
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2023: a Year of Shades, Light and Hope

The sun was late to rise this morning, and it was good to see the long night penetrated, at last, by light. We would miss the sun if it were not there: where there is light there is hope, and the knowing that all is well.
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The Path to Everything

The path from my home to the world beyond winds through billowing hedgerows and ancient oak trees, past wild-bee tree hives and sleepy bat roosts until it joins a long yew hedge leading down to the lane and the great River Wye below.  Civilisation is not so far away, but it feels far distant and […]
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The Supportive Hand of God

It is sobering to consider how far the movement of cosmic energy corresponds with what happens in our human world.  I wonder sometimes if our lives are a shadowy, illusory reflection of the immense complexity of divine design or, more prosaically, a physical reality influenced by the position of celestial bodies.  The truth may be […]
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The Cross behind the Equinox

When you think about the Equinox, it may be you see it as the time when, twice a year in March and September, the hours of day and night are equal.  It is more than that.
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A rare Blue Supermoon

Look to the skies on Wednesday if you can, and be witness to a remarkable Full Moon, Blue Moon and Supermoon.  Not only will it be the second full moon in a month, but the Moon will be at her closest to Earth for the year and at her brightest:  it will be 9 years […]
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Schadenfreude

It is no coincidence that questions about integrity and principles are preoccupying the public at all levels in the UK, the USA and many other countries besides as revelations about public figures and public bodies emerge shockingly: virtue signallers are proving to be not so virtuous, and more scandal is to come yet.
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Fiery July

You may have known many Julys in your life, and, if you live in the north of the world, your memory of those summer times year after year may be of preparing for holidays, languid heat and school exams, the winding down of institutional life and skeleton staffing in offices, trips to the seaside and […]
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Solstice Song

Listen, today, for the sound of the song of the Solstice on this day of time and space and light and shadow, a betwixt and between time in every sense and a time when magic can be heard and done in the long day here and the long night there, depending on where in the […]
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