EU Biodiversity and agriculture

Today at work I read this interesting post on biodiversity and farming from the European Parliamentary Research Service Blog Biodiversity and agriculture by Anne Altmayer, In its mid-term review of the Biodiversity strategy, the European Commission identified a continuing decline in the species and habitats associated with agriculture. It concluded that the strategy was not… Continue reading EU Biodiversity and agriculture



A few weeks of gorgeous sunshine followed by one week of constant rain has resulted in my wee garden looking like the virgin forests of the upper Amazon. Everything seems to have doubled in size since yesterday! Grass needs trimming and plants need pruning but the rain hasn't let up for days. So my wee… Continue reading Rainforest


Plan Bee

A while ago I bought this little house for solo bees and other small, flying people. No-one has used it yet, as far as I can tell. Coming back from my zombie run today I found this wee fuzzy sitting on a step, apparently exhausted. I scooped her up in my bunnet and carried her home.… Continue reading Plan Bee