Gaia Reading Challenge 2023: I Know This to be True – Greta Thunberg

" People always tell us that they are hopeful. They are hopeful that the young people are going to save the world. But we are not. There is simply not enough time to wait for us to grow up and become the ones in charge." Greta Thunberg Greta Thunberg hardly needs any introduction. As a … Continue reading Gaia Reading Challenge 2023: I Know This to be True – Greta Thunberg

Gaia 2022: The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

The Triffids:… horrible alien things which some of us had somehow created and which the rest of us in our careless greed had cultured all over the world. …somehow they had been bred….(and they) seemed able to profit and flourish on our disaster… The Day of the Triffids was first published in 1951 and adapted … Continue reading Gaia 2022: The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

A Reader’s Life: Looking Back at 2022 and Ahead for 2023

It’s that time of year again when readers like to conduct their annual reading review. This is where we look back over the previous reading year, analyse our data (for those of us who keep stats) and think about our reading goals for the coming year. Goal setting and data analysis sound like serious business. … Continue reading A Reader’s Life: Looking Back at 2022 and Ahead for 2023

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