[ONLINE] Red Sky at Night By Jane Struthers – memorycardzoo.co.uk
What time migrants arrived in past centuries or where they "all breed "The Author Adds Her " author adds her interest in various divinations which were n 35 stars An enjoyable read of "breed The author adds her own interest in various divinations which were n 35 stars An enjoyable read of of facts and folklore on everything from plants trees weather animals celebrations and feast days to making your own cider I felt a lot of what was included is common nowledge but "it was still interesting to see it all presented together The poetry "was still interesting to see it all presented together The poetry traditional life if you want to now what to call a group of swans how to avoid being hit by lightning when to celebrate Lammas etc etc this is the sweet book for you A nice way to dream away the afternoon An enjoyable little book on everything about the countryside from wildlife types to plants cooking herbs and thatching a roofNot brilliant however it does make you want to find out One for the shelf There are lots of charming things here bits of rural history collective nouns for birds info on pig breeds and some long forg. Internet access it's easy to feel disconnected from the beauty and rhythms of the natural worldIf you have ever gazed in awe at stars in the night's sky tried to catch a perfect snowflake or longed for the comfort of a roaring log fire then this is the book for you Fr. This is the sort of book that you want on your bookshelf for those moments when someone asks What s the collective noun "For A Group Of Crows "a group of crows Why do we put a coin in a Christmas Pudding or What s the best wood to burn on your log fire A book full of enjoyable and interesting nuggets of information to dip into Did not find all the chaptersparts of the book eually interesting but I liked the overall thought behind the book and the thought of being unplugged Also learned a couple of facts from reading it I found some nice information in this book such as how to identify owl species and build a fire Some of the items are nown and others Are Just Common Sense Such As How Dress To just common sense such as how to dress to out in the cold and drink hot drinks and eat hot food first Who couldn t think of that for themselves Much of the book seems too general a list of names of British resident and visiting birds without saying if superstitions or sayings are attached to any or. Ever wondered how to predict the weather just by looking at the sky Or wanted to attract butterflies to your garden Is there a nack to building the perfect bonfireAnd how exactly do you race a ferretIn this world of traffic tailbacks supermarket shopping and 24 hour. .