Links that may or may not be related to gardens, food, travel, nature, or heterotopias and liminal spaces but probably are. Sources in parentheses.
article: Practical Low-Waste Food Tips (Julia Skinner/Root)
article: Divers and Dabblers (Mary Holland/Naturally Curious). How to spot diving ducks (Canvasback, Redhead, Scaups, Ring-necked Duck) and dabbling ducks (Mallard, Mottled Duck, American Black Duck, American Wigeon, Teals, Northern Shoveler, Gadwall, Northern Pintail, Wood Duck). For one thing, dabblers are the ones with their butts up in the air.
short essay: Rain: Waiting to come home (Rosecrans Baldwin/Meditations in an Emergency)
photo essay: The meadowlands of Romania: remarkable Romanian flowers and plants (Gardens Illustrated). A few landscape photos, then photos of 25+ “key plants” from the Romanian meadows.
long article: Dad said: ‘We’re going to follow Captain Cook’: how an endless round-the-world voyage stole my childhood: an extract from Wavewalker: Breaking Free by Suzanne Heywood (Guardian). Heywood’s isolated, dangerous, lonely childhood on a boat with her family, sailing around the world in the 1970s and 1980s.