The blessing of being at home
and eating proper food. Bread without salt is uneatable, and if a little salt in my bread is going to kill me, so be it. Staples are gone, and new summery shoes bought to celebrate.
Plodding on with the Southampton University course on Exploring our Oceans, I am getting a bit bogged down with all the maths and chemistry. The creatures of the depths are wonderful, though. One more week to go.
I learned something new today from Jo Woolf’s delightful online wildlife magazine The Hazel Tree about the piddock (Pholas dactylus), a fascinating mollusc that bores into rock to hide from the force of the waves on its brittle shell.
Are universities going to become semi-redundant under the onslaught of knowledge that’s available online?