Each spring and early summer, I’m wowed by the appearance of meadows full of dandelions.  It seems that they pop up out of no-where.  Before long thousands of dandelion heads are shivering in the breeze. I find them so inspiring.  They appear ordinary and many people dismiss them[…]

I grew up by and near the sea.  I don’t think I could bear to be far away from it.  To know that it is near is a comfort, and echo that has resonated my whole life. I was lucky to live for a number of years in[…]