Tokus-poem: The Caffeine Age

The Apercalypse is coming (geddit?), thanks to all us coffee addicts...read on for my latest poem, inspired by research by Plymouth's Marine Lab on the caffeination of our oceans. Like this? Like me at www.facebook.com/mamatokus or follow me @MamaTokus   The Caffeine Age It's the '30s and prohibition is in…

Mama Tokus blogpost: Blessèd Birdsong

As I cycled up to Schumacher College for the first time, I felt blessed to be commuting along the riverside path that accompanies The Dart. Blessed again to see balaclava-faced goldfinches fly up from the floor. Treble-blessed to watch seagulls divebombing an unfamiliar river visitor: a red-headed duck or grebe…

Twitchin’

Been bird-spotting with my pal Andy in one of Plymouth's nature reserves called Ham Woods, and we saw loads of nature action. View Larger Map Notice that we're not the only ones getting hip to the pippet (and the warbler, the wood pigeon, the jay or the sparrowhawk). Check this…