working as a gardener can be physically demanding but V meditative, 90% of my art ideas (and epiphanies) are formed while running my hands through the fleshy leaves
Listening to: 12K
collecting specimens for an assignment
Listening to: Cassius Select “Jamo (Kane Ikin Remix)”
Last week I got to select plants for a culinary and medicinal herb garden I am designing, naturally I got carried away with the bromeliads and stacked crassulas… ended up blowing bulk cash on exotic perennials and prehistoric ferns in addition to an array of wonder herbs.
effects of acid rain (sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen oxide (NOx)) - caused by accelerated urbanisation )—:
building my herbarium journal
It is very early in the morning, I am listening to an audiobook by David Lynch, ‘Catching the Big Fish’
the great mother is the master magician
1. human bone marrow painted December
2. myth portrait
group assignment on remnant vegetation. Exquisite afternoon with a picnic on the golden hills overlooking a family of kangaroos drinking from the stream, I love field work!!!
Listening to: Crazy for You - Slowdive fell asleep to this while spooning Samantha last night… love those moments when you fall asleep mid sentence… what a delight
Today I am working on a report about bees, here is something beautiful and interesting I came across. Osmia Avosetta are a rare species of solitary bees. Singular petals are gathered from flowers and transformed into nests for a single bee egg. bee’s larva, which feasts on nectar and pollen deposited inside the chamber by its parent before the egg is laid and the nest is sealed. (source)
building my field diary
fever keeping me awake, why not draw tardigrades and listen to sexy music - good combat for a kidney infection