Read: The Trees by Percival Everett ★★★★☆📚
Racism, lynching, half detective, half horror. Also laugh out loud funny. What a strange book. Raced through it. The conclusion was a bit abrupt, but I am not sure how it could be finished with complete satisfaction.

As we got to the top of the hill a golden eagle came from behind it at about our height. It soared, folded its wings and dived. Another appeared and they crossed the glen soaring and diving all the way. To entranced to lift my camera.

A name for something I knew about, canopy shyness, but didn’t know.

“When the leaves are almost gone, the branches show their ‘canopy shyness’ – a phenomenon observed in many species of trees in which the crowns of mature trees do not touch each other,” says Niven.

wildlife photo award

I love trees from below. The photographs on the British Wildlife Photography Awards are amazing.

Read : Prophet Song by Paul Lynch ★★★★★ 📚
The epigram –

“In the dark times will there also be singing? Yes, there will also be singing. About the dark times. Bertolt Brecht”

In the head of Eilish, mother of four, as she walks into hell, a small step at a time. Had me completely absorbed.