At Durham Botanic Garden last weekend a group of us gathered in the glasshouses for a writing workshop while the rain fell outside. It was a perfect spot for letting the eye and the imagination take a walk together.
I was very aware we were not alone – a fine assortment of creatures keeping us company, thankfully behind another layer of glass. I liked the proximity of human, plant and animal – just part of the way we’re all tangled up together.
Cockroaches – Death’s Head, Madagascar Hissing and Mottled Leaf
Even the cafe couldn’t escape its share of creeping things – the outside attempting to come in from the cold…