Great spotted woodpecker. About blackbird-sized and striking black-and-white. It has a very distinctive bouncing flight and spends most of its time clinging to tree trunks and branches, often trying to hide on the side away from the observer. Its presence is often announced by its loud call or by its distinctive spring 'drumming' display. The male has a distinctive red patch on the back of the head and young birds have a red crown.
You are birthed into this great mystery of life, never loose your inner child. That is the most curious part of us, is to be open to all of it, observe, understand that you are a part of it all. <3 -Mary Long-
The Vegan Slow Cooker: Creamy Butternut Squash Risotto -
So here we are, the penultimate recipe from my Vegan Slow Cooker week. First up I cooked the butternut squash in the slow cooker, and despite accidentally turning off the slow cooker socket when I thought it was the toaster socket, it cooked pretty well. I sort of mashed up the squash rather than pureeing …