Lessons of Oak

Heatwaves crashing across the northern hemisphere. Along I’m sure with other cities, Moscow and Berlin have felt record temperatures in the high 30s this month. I’ve been spending a lot of time outdoors, lake swimming (before the late summer toxic algal blooms get a hold), wilting and not-blogging on the terrace under the merry eye of the tomato plants, and, in the last week, beginning to spend patches of time in a scrubby but good-humoured local park, sitting with a youngish oak tree. Making connections. Continue reading “Lessons of Oak”