Solstices are interesting days. In winter I long to see more and more light during the day, in summer I crave to feel more and more coolness of nights. Simple celebrations of solstices are new to me. We have celebrated just few of them since I became more and more […]

beekeeper play

Several books inspire B’s play, including books written and illustrated by Simona Čechová (I have mentioned her books in other posts – here and here). One of her books, Včelár Jožko (free translation Joseph the Beekeeper), where we base most of our knowledge about beekeeping, inspired him to become a […]

Pelargonium citrosum

Daily patience

I am sitting at my desk and listening to birds chirping, dogs barking. Sun is shining and I am adoring green plants on our loggia. Sunday morning is now surprisingly quiet and calm (M. and B. went to the shop). Thoughts about past changes and huge changes yet awaiting for […]

Fashion Revolution Week with a preschooler

Few weeks ago I have started reading a book called Život na míru (free translation Tailor-Made Life) by Marek Rabij where he discuses clothes making in Bangladesh which serves as one of bases for fashion industry. I am struck and shocked by what I read in the book and suddenly […]

Jasminum nudiflorum

The present situation is unforeseeable, insecure and scary for many people in the world. I am scared about future too. But I need to take many steps to keep my mental health where it is now, not to sink which would be so easy. I need to keep myself sane […]