Although chemistry remains a mystery to me, I love the combination of hydrogen and oxygen: liquid that flows and trickles and drips, fills lakes and oceans, floats ships, quenches thirst and washes clean, sparkling foam, currents and waves, and the way the invisible ­                        […]

Ghost Nets

I read recently about an exhibition that took place in the summer at the Asian Civilisations Museum in Singapore, called ‘Ghost Nets of the Ocean’.  It was created by artists from Darnley Island in Australia, and consisted of suspended brightly-coloured sculptures of fish, turtles, squid and jellyfish, all made from ocean debris, including abandoned fishing […]

Trouble in the Water

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Music Challenge Prompt “Wade in the Water”   Waves Tug and roll Ebb and flow Carve and mould With a fishy tangy breath The sea’s a briny behemoth Nursing a multitude of mysterious Creatures at her tempestuous Incessant billowing breast They glow and glimmer Unaware of trouble Wading in the […]