Gaia Challenge 2022: The Good Earth

Image by Sasin Tipchai - Pixabay Out of the land we came and into it we must go. Pearl S Buck - The Good Earth (1931) The Good Earth, written by Pearl S Buck and first published in 1931, is a surprising candidate for the Gaia Challenge. Set in China, the book traces the life … Continue reading Gaia Challenge 2022: The Good Earth

Gaia 2022: The Yield by Tara June Winch

Yield itself is a funny word - yield in English is the reaping, the things that man can take from the land, the thing he’s waited for and gets to claim. A wheat yield. In my language it’s the things you give to, the movement, the space between things. (The Yield - Tara June Winch) Profoundly … Continue reading Gaia 2022: The Yield by Tara June Winch

Travelling the World Piece by Piece: Day 3 – the Jungle

In the Jungle by Garry Fleming Welcome back to our whirlwind tour of the world. On day three we are leaving the bustling city of Bangkok and adventuring deep into the jungle. This image of the jungle was created by artist Garry Fleming and was simply labelled "In the Jungle." Fleming is actually an Australian … Continue reading Travelling the World Piece by Piece: Day 3 – the Jungle

Gaia Reading Challenge – Diary of a Young Naturalist

“I have the heart of a naturalist, the head of a would-be scientist, and bones of someone who is already wearied by the apathy and destruction wielded against the natural world.” Dara McAnulty,2020 From Goodreads... Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of 15-year-old Dara McAnulty’s world. From spring and through a year in … Continue reading Gaia Reading Challenge – Diary of a Young Naturalist