Category Archives: Nature

Is planting trees a good idea?

Is planting trees a good idea?  Recently its been announced that to counter Donald Trumps decision to pull the US out of the Paris climate change treaty.  A group of people in New Zealand has started an on-line pledge page … Continue reading

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Bees

I’ve been meaning to write a post on bees for a while.  This week I read an article that said recent research suggested that bees were not visiting bee friendly plants as much as was thought.  This post (mainly pictures) … Continue reading

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One thing we have learnt this week-wilderness

Theologically wilderness has always had a strong role in the bible.  From Exodus to Jesus’s 40 days in the desert its there.  As my Bible dictionary says of the Exodus period; “Theologically, the wilderness period became the dual symbol of … Continue reading

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“treeconomics” -trees are good for you

Urban trees are good for your health and wellbeing but could have unrecognised monetary value called “treeconomics” as well.  There are a number of factors which could contribute to treeconomics in urban areas.  The first is the effect on pollution.  … Continue reading

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A few thoughts about Autumn, the season of mellow fruitfulness

Autumn finished last week, its one of my favourite seasons.  I like the change in the colour of the leaves and more recently I have found I like the shortening days. Autumn  is a time to curl up round the wood-burner … Continue reading

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Headed For A Disaster Of Biblical Proportions?

I found this through Facebook the other day.  It follows some comments made by “legendary” investor Jeremy Grantham about humanities future.  This has led to the response in the link above.  I thought it would be interesting to take each … Continue reading

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Guardian readers wildlife shots

See some great wildlfe pics here taken by Guardian readers.

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GDT European wildlife photographer of the year 2012

These pictures are stunning -just up on guardian’s website. See them here.

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Autumn Pictures

“For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities– all things have been created by Him and for Him” (Colossians 1:16). Longer posts coming … Continue reading

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