Use What You’re Given

A lovely coastal walk recently showed a couple of interesting landmarks. The first was a cairn, that someone had painstakingly created from the stones lying around the sand and water. The second was a monkey puzzle tree that had clearly been blown onto the coastal land and found a way of growing and thriving in… Continue reading Use What You’re Given

Puzzles, Practice and Solutions

Recently, we came across a Monkey Puzzle tree. Native to Chile and Argentina, its name was first coined in 1850 by Charles Austin, who said that climbing its branches would be a puzzle, even for a monkey. Whenever I see a puzzle, my Instinct is to find a way of working it out. In a… Continue reading Puzzles, Practice and Solutions