Tag Archives: Seasons

The fruits of hard work

I updated my ‘PhD-cv‘, the page on my blog where I collect all the fruits of the work I have been doing over the past few years. I changed the approach on that page a little bit, realising that the most … Continue reading

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Close to home

Somehow, smoothly and almost unnoticed, I entered a truly different phase in my PhD, and it is a phase I find surprisingly comfortable. It is that point at which most of the fundamental data is collected, when everything is getting nicely … Continue reading

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A soft ending

We ended 2015 with almost spring-like temperatures. The feeling of a new beginning was even more accentuated by the endless fields of flowers of white mustard and fodder radish we wandered through on a nice walk on the last day of the … Continue reading

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Gods of the meadow

On a misty autumn morning, while I was roaming through Flanders fields, I met some very fierce-looking sheep. The look on their face, combined with the atmosphere created by the autumn fog, made me chuckle: they looked very smug and … Continue reading

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Autumn is awesome

It is a bit of a pity that autumn is the season of writing behind my computer, while nature dresses in its warmest colours. But I cannot say writing is not exciting on its own, with several papers slowly but steadily working … Continue reading

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Cleaning out the forest

Autumn is behind the corner, and the mushrooms are here to warn us of its arrival. These diverse and delicate group of decomposers puts in such great effort to clean up our forests and nature after another successful summer. I feel … Continue reading

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From winter to autumn

When we arrived in Punta Arenas, we found a peaceful winter landscape in the mountains (see these pictures). Winter seemed to have come really early in the mountains, so we were a bit worried about our fieldwork. But it seemed … Continue reading

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