Happiness as Anarchy #182: Warm nights

It feels like midsummer – the temperature at 11pm is 26 degrees. It’s balmy and warm, the beach is calling, but we know it’s November and by the weekend we’ll be back to overnight low’s of 6. This kind of evening will feel oppressive by January, but right now it’s an absolute delight.

Happiness as Anarchy #178: Giant Rhubarb

How does something giant manage to hide in the veggie patch? I did a little weeding and discovered the giant rhubarb in the corner, quietly pushing its inch-thick stalks skyward, the enormous leaves flapping gently on the ends. The new growth is incredible – a compressed mass of verdant energy ready to explode in slow… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #178: Giant Rhubarb

Happiness as Anarchy #152: Spring days

Early spring brings with it such joy and hope, particularly when the sun comes out after a few chilly days. Everyone seems to be smiling and taking their time as they stroll down the street, hearts brightened by the bright blue sky and verdant green growth. I tried to be virtuous and go to Modern… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #152: Spring days

Happiness as Anarchy #93: New Growth

There was a thick layer of frost on my windscreen this morning, but despite the chill, spring is coming. There are buds about to burst, the first flowers on the stone fruits are out and the grass is growing like crazy. I love the vibrant green of new growth, it holds such promise and hope.… Continue reading Happiness as Anarchy #93: New Growth