It begins like a Tempest, With a storm at sea. I do feel like adulthood is over rated. It's a palette of feelings: You threw me off track, For I was going: Nowhere. You drew me a map, full of oceans and colours. I am the ocean. Changing with the elements. The colours, are you: … Continue reading A tale of motherhood
Cows know their way home. They know when to venture out When the grass is sweet then they know when to head back, up the beaten track. They go back where their heart is, No regrets or fear Pass the fields, pass the shipwrecks Farm machinery, Wanderers, witch and wizards. They walk back and forth, … Continue reading Cows know the way
I really thought that was the end of that. But clearly I was wrong. No signs, no evidence. Just shreds of paper. I could hear the unmistakable sounds... right above my head. One of the dogs could hear it too, even though she chose to ignore it. Maybe it’s the best way? Ignore it and … Continue reading Never really there.
Here is a series of pictures I recently took from the water's edge in Weirwood Reservoir, which is one of my favourite places around here. It is a big body of water made of the Medway River - even though it is only a stream at that point (the Medway starts around here), there is a … Continue reading From the water’s edge
I went for a walk this am, to visit one of our local pond which is a small sanctuary for wildlife and a great bird watching spot. I was sat on the bench there, listening to all the bird songs and enjoying watching them all. As I got a bit closer to take a picture … Continue reading Local Wildlife Protection Mission…
I would like to think that I'm a naturalist. But mostly an urban naturalist. I love observing Nature reclaiming urban areas. I love watching wildlife taking over abandoned buildings, dandelions pushing their way through cracks in the pavements. This quiet rebellion fills me up with joy and hope. Above is a portrait of a jackdaw … Continue reading Birds from my backyard triptych
May has vanished in a flash. She's disappeared. Gone. Like that. Nesting birds Lost in thoughts The garden still needs cleaning.
~"There were dragons when I was a boy..." (How To Train Your Dragon, Cressida Cowell) I feel like I have been bathing in the Dragon Energy for quiet some time now. The Chinese horoscope animal is the Pig this year, but not in my house. This year we came full circle with dragons... Dragons have been a … Continue reading Do you believe in Dragons?
On my workshops I often share with the attendees how much I like the Rudyard Kipling story, The Cat That Walked By Himself, from Oh So Stories. you can read it Here. This story is in a similar vein, but from Zimbabwe. It does encapsulate cats very well too... This is dedicated to all Women, … Continue reading A Cat Story…
"You have been telling people that this is the Eleventh Hour, now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour. And there are things to be considered… Where are you living? What are you doing? What are your relationships? Are you in right relation? Where is your water? Know your … Continue reading We are the ones we’ve been waiting for…