Totally agree – Nature Tables should make a return to the classroom as in my opinion, should the weekly Nature walk. Even in an urban environment there are plenty of opportunities to introduce children to the natural world.
Jeremy Fox on which Terry Pratchett books to read and in which order – I don’t necessarily agree with him but always happy to spread the word about the late great Terry Pratchett. Fun fact, I once had his email address and used to correspond with him, Then one day, having just read the Carpet People and the Bromeliad trilogy and really enjoyed them I emailed him and said so, giving as my reason that it was like an updated and funny version of the Borrowers. Unfortunately he thought I was accusing him of plagiarism and that was the end of our relationship L
Sobering read from Charley Krebs – “There are times when we either act or give up, so if you think that the Covid epidemic, the conservation of endangered species, and the protection of old growth forests are irrelevant problems to your way of life, stop reading here. These three major problems are here and now and have come to a head as a crunch: do something or quit.”
Japan’s cherry blossom viewing parties – the history of chasing the fleeting beauty of sakura and if you want an amusing travel book based around this, then I thoroughly recommend reading Hokkaido Highway Blues by Will Ferguson