Wednesday, 24 February 2010

Does my bum look big in this bed? (Oct 22nd 2008)

And other 'important' questions.

It has been brought to my attention that my passion for the environment, gardening, treading softly on the planet has become 'preachy'. Well you know what? I don't care!

Things have got to the point with our planet that it is way to late for us to just worry about which type of recycling bin we need to throw glass jars in. We have reached the point where we have to be accountable for how each of us lives our lives.

I have offended a few people in the last few days by bluntly saying

"Open the F*cking windows instead of turning on the airconditioning!"

Lip service to the Environment is no longer enough, we have politicians who do enough of that and the cynical part of me knows that they are going to back down from any real initiatives in the long term.

If all the people who say that they care for the environment actually walked the talk then we would see big changes happening right now. Instead we have predictions of the Artic being ice free far sooner than was thought possible five years ago.

Nature Witch watched 'An inconvenient truth' last week. May I suggest (trying not to be preachy) that you all go and watch it again and focus on what happens to the weather patterns when the cooling route around the North Atlantic has disappeared.

Now for my other questions:

Does my bum look big in this bed?



What flower is this?



And lastly, do these look like apple cucumbers to you?



I must remember to use tags LOL!

1 comment:

TheCrone said...

11 Responses to “Does my bum look big in this bed?”
1.Leah Says:

October 22nd, 2008 at 10:35 pm e

mystery flower - lilium? no idea really. And as for being preachy, sometimes, the truth MUST be spoken.

2.Jodie Says:

October 23rd, 2008 at 2:40 am e

Aw, I like you all ranty, lol. Without the ‘preachiness’ it would be just another enviro blog, at least people might actually listen this way

3.naturewitch Says:

October 23rd, 2008 at 3:16 am e

mmm - kohl rabi, liliums and NOT apple cucumbers! Looks more like a gherkin or immature green cuce to me! The fun of gardening . . . xx

4.Tara Says:

October 23rd, 2008 at 6:50 am e

You know, it needed to be said. How tragic to crank up the a/c on the very first day to go over 30? I was picking my jaw up off the keyboard reading some of the comments in that discussion!

Had to lol at your photos - I’ve gotten my zucchini, cucumber and squash seedlings all mixed up and have no idea what’s what any more!!

T

5.Cat Says:

October 23rd, 2008 at 8:24 am e

Looks like a day lily (hemerocallus) to me : )
have a look and see what you think
http://www.findmeplants.co.uk/plant-hemerocallis-1905.aspx

http://www.ubcbotanicalgarden.org/potd/2005/09/hemerocallis_pennys_worth.php

6.molly Says:

October 23rd, 2008 at 8:57 am e

Preach on sister LOL! I have generally found those who claim “preachy” already know they are doing the wrong thing, they dont like being reminded

Blessings:)

7.admin Says:

October 23rd, 2008 at 6:22 pm e

Cath that might be the trigger Nature Witch needs, she bought them for me for my previous birthday!

Molly, I agree

Leah & Tara, thank you friends

8.dixiebelle Says:

October 24th, 2008 at 6:34 am e

Go preach, baby! Save the world for those slack arses who think it’s hot now!!

What did people do before air con? Back to basics… we need to get back to basics…

9.Cat Says:

October 24th, 2008 at 7:59 am e

Oh, the last one look like a cucumber leaf … not sure with the varieties of cuke though….

10.Nat Says:

October 26th, 2008 at 5:13 am e

I agree with Cat - looks like a small daylily.

11.river Says:

November 3rd, 2008 at 6:19 am e

I have to say it. When the air outside is just as hot as the air inside, opening a window won’t make anything or anyone a damn bit cooler. I myself don’t have airconditioning and cool off by wrapping a damp sheet around myself in the extreme weather, but when it’s humid as well as being over the 100* mark? Boy, do I wish for airconditioning….