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: Opossums (Hiker’s Notebook). Of monotremes (the duck-billed platypus) and marsupials.
3-min video: Drawing Sharks with Pancake Batter (TKSST). Starts with a fin, but whoa, that thresher shark, goblin shark, and zebra shark! (also: sawfish, hammerhead, guitarfish, and frilled shark.
article with images: Why Does Yayoi Kusama Love Pumpkins? (Phaidon). “The pumpkin is to Yayoi Kusama what the Campbell’s Soup can is to Warhol: an everyday comestible elevated to the status of fine art.”
photos: October Days (Dig Delve). Lovely (unlabelled) atmospheric photographs of an October garden in “the hills north of Bath, Somerset in the west of England.”
article: The Bumble Bee Lifestyle (Penn State Extension). Now is a good time to review the lifecycle of the native (to the U.S.) bumblebee, which is quite different from that of the (introduced) honey bee. Clear explanation, helpful photos and diagrams.