Dark Skies over Northumberland – and Wales?

To learn today that a large area on Northern Britain, in and around Northumberland, has been granted dark sky status, was wonderful, and the news made my heart sing.  The Northumberland Dark Skies Park will be the largest in Europe, and, very importantly, it will be protected from light pollution in the future.

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Living Harmlessly with Nature

Many people responded to my blog yesterday on the rabbits which have decided to live under my vegetables; while everyone saw the humour as well as the charm in the situation, some talked of the difficulty of living harmlessly with wildlife, and I appreciate their point – it is not easy to find a perfect balance with nature.

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