If the Hummingbird Can Rest So Can I

If the Hummingbird Can Rest So Can I

The shadows are long while the sun sinks behind Troon Mountain. The smell of the creosote is so sweet but just for an instant when you walk by a bush sporting tiny yellow flowers that creates an island of fertility. Ocotillo is bursting in dazzling orangey- red. The...
The Ploppet

The Ploppet

Beware of Unicorns! It’s not every day you see a Ploppet. It would be considerably more rare than seeing a unicorn. By comparison, the Unicorn Tree would be quite common. Should you want to see one, you can find it in the south of Spain along the Costa del Sol. Oddly...
Blackberry Hunting

Blackberry Hunting

Blackberry Hunting “What’s that bag for Sweetie?” I asked, when Kevin got in the car with a large, heavy-gauge, clear plastic bag with handles. “For the blackberries.” We had seen them starting to turn from red to black a couple of weeks ago when we walked at Clahane....