Author Archives: Hypatia

The heat rises…

Has the plastic message finally got through? Is the current heat making anyone worried? Do the wildfires in Spain signify more than a terrifying situation caused by ignorance and lazy behaviour with someone’s cigarette end? Is the American toe dipped … Continue reading

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June will say goodbye to May

Trials and turmoils ending in tears and yet a sense that worse is to come on the political front; where do we go from here?

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Spring blossom supplies a frame for life

With temperatures fluctuating across three seasons this month, UK citizens have had to dig around from one end of the clothes rail to the other, deciding on a summer outfit just hours after wrapping cosily on winter woollens.  Not such … Continue reading

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Mayhem over?

  So it’s been a crazy month for British politics and still no end in sight; my mind suddenly started singing “Where do we go from here?”  whilst reciting a tiny snippet of Shakespeare recalled from English Literature at school: … Continue reading

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Over-heating

Short-sleeves and ice creams in British February has been a seriously unseasonal event worthy of hitting the headlines, and arguably should have remained headline news within the scientific context of climate change and global warming.  Some state that the weather … Continue reading

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January snows

Watching energetic blue tits flitting about under a beautiful blue sky yesterday morning, it certainly appeared that these tiny little birds were enjoying the warmth of some welcome January sunshine.  Later I had trekked up the hill heading into town, walking … Continue reading

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Closing 2018

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Gilets Jaunes, Yellow Vests…garments to symbolise power to the people?

The on-going action in France to protest about the increasing taxes on vehicle fuel have made an impact which perhaps politicians failed to foresee.

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Plastic pumpkins for a plastic planet

  Halloween and all that; visiting the supermarket today, the depressing sight of rows and rows of “pumpkins” manufactured out of plastic…useless unnecessary junk to create more polluting waste.  One might wonder exactly how many shoppers will buy one and … Continue reading

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Anniversary Deaths…

800 years since the death of Al-Malik ab-Adil/Saphadin/Saif al-Din, brother of Saladin*,  in 1218 And my poetry book informs me it’s 330 years since the death of John Bunyan. Henry Moore died exactly 32 years ago in 1986. 21 years … Continue reading

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