The new year started on a low key and it’s almost the end of its first month. Covid-19 is still disrupting our lives, and nature gives us the chance to distract ourselves. I find getting lost in little details very rewarding. It takes some practice to start noticing little details, but nature’s textures and patterns […]
Summer is my least favourite season, and come mid August, I become impatient, and start looking for signs of autumn. It will be at least another 6 weeks before we see any consistent colour changes, but at least summer is on its way out.
I suspect it might be because I bought a pair of snow boots that we got no snow so far, and the chances of getting any in the near future are quite thin. Still, I am fully enjoying my walks in the countryside. With the coronavirus panic spreading around, it’s good to retreat away from […]
That fine line between autumn and winter usually gets crossed in early December. One day foliage is showing off in all its glory, the next day it has been scattered around and covered with frost. Temperature drops and reminds us that winter is indeed coming.
Even though most people associate autum with falling leaves and foliage, as soon as mushrooms start to appear, I feel that autumn is here. While the temperatures are still rather high (15-20°C!), the leaves have just begun to slowly change colour and mushrooms are popping up everywhere. Being neither animals nor plants, they are rather […]
Much awaited first snowfall of the year.
There is something magical about fog. It hugs and wraps everything and affects your perception of space. Familiar views disappear and makes you feel more alone than you are. Silent walkers can walk past very close almost without seeing eachother, confirming their presence only the second they disappear. This 2018 is coming to its end […]