Tag Archive | The Secret Life of Plants

Greener than envy…


The science investigating consciousness and intelligence in plants is a fascinating and rapidly developing field of study.  The bias in which all intelligent life forms require a brain and “standard” nervous system is in the process of being debunked. Vegans, beware: cruelty-free living is, alas, impossible! However, increasing awareness of all life forms does  allow […]

The Thing With Feathers (a book review)


a murmuration of starlings Hello readers, Who among us has never envied a bird in flight? Our mysterious neighbors, many of them so well adapted to urban life, are a subject of endless fascination. Noah Strycker’s book, “The Thing With Feathers: the surprising lives of birds and what they reveal about being human”, is a […]