In Endangered Meadow the bees of Old Oak Meadow have to unite the meadow’s inhabitants to stop some developers building houses all over it. The UK has lost 97% of its meadows since the middle of the 20th century and the madness of the planning system means that councils want to build more little boxes … Continue reading Busy Bee and the Endangered Meadow – about the first Busy Bee book
The feeling inside us to be like others is instilled from a very early stage of our lives because of the society we live in. When we are little, playing in the park in the playground, we first begin to notice the differences between ourselves and other children, and we start to mirror the behavior … Continue reading Why do we try to be like others?
Driftwood, Sunrise on the Delaware River The earth murmurs ancient heart-songs.Hear them in root-rush and rock-rhythmstapped by sea-spray rainbows.The eagle’s whistle slices the peached-tipped clouds–life and death balanced. Hand-in-hand, we watch the light glide throughlove-grief fault lines, as the ghosts dance at the river’s edge. A quadrille (a poem of exactly 44 words) for dVerse … Continue reading Hearts at the River’s Edge
Looking back What do you see? Tall mountains and a dark sky behind me Looking back What do you see? Bottomless wells and a deep river inside me Looking back What do you see? Melted snowflakes and icy tears that drown me Looking back What do you see? Treasured memories and a brave soul that … Continue reading Beyond Dark There is Light
Have you ever wondered how difficult was it for a tinny bird to trust her feathers, but once she wipes out her phobia. She was not the same as she was before. She will apprehend the universe in her own way, she can find her own destination. She can sense what liberty is. What so … Continue reading A Lesson From Bird
Half homosapiens, where the half has conditioned humanity , and the other half never evolved . The essence of humanity is lost to the cosmos . What we have is the sophisticated and modern substitute. Are we really worried for the diminishing humanity?? Are we doing anything to keep it active???? If your humanity is … Continue reading Pseudo humanity
Whilst the majority of my stories will involve the wonderful world of Africa, this year has been trickier than most to get to that beautiful continent. Therefore I will intersperse my Africa travels with some of my UK adventures and photographic quests. Marliek (my better half) and I headed to Wales to visit the magical … Continue reading The Puffins of Skomer Island
This poem recollects some paradisiacal memories from my trip to Rovaniemi (a city in Finland). I clicked this during the daytime 🧊 ❄️ ⛄️ Scintillating snowflakes Sprinkling down in the breeze A white blanket of snow Covering wintry tall trees I am out in the wilderness In the middle of nowhere Quivering with shivers From … Continue reading A Winter Wonderland
Billy Osogo : Hector Garcia and Francesc Miralles delivered one of the most beautiful pieces of art when they wrote Ikigai. Ikigai is a Japanese word that put simply translates to: “The happiness of always being busy.” The authors write on a broad spectrum of Japanese life. One of the things that’s stuck with me … Continue reading WHAT’S ART GOT TO DO WITH IT?
. As far back as I can remember, I think that being kind to others has always been something of great importance for me. It most likely came from my parents… The greatest lesson they passed on to me probably is to treat other people as I would like to be treated. I wouldn’t try … Continue reading Suspicious kindness…