Category Archives: nature

Crossing the stillness

It is dark as we walk down the lane, the small dog and I, yet a bird is singing, opening the gates of dawn with a joyful song, heralding the day without yet knowing what it will bring. For now … Continue reading

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Field of dreams..?

Long, long ago, when the world was still young and I was younger still, I moved into a house with a garden. It wasn’t much of a garden, long-deserted, overgrown and gone to seed, but my mind painted it in … Continue reading

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Jewels

Fairy silhouettes Skimming through the wildflowers Against summer skies A momentary magic Gifting the eyes of a child I have never seen as many dragonflies as I have this summer. From tiny turquoise damsels that cast a jewelled haze above … Continue reading

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Turning #midnighthaiku

Sun casting shadows Illuminates abundance Last days of summer Plenitudinous Heralds of autumn’s bounty Winter provision

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It’s A Girl! by Eliza Waters

Reblogged from Eliza Waters: The first of the monarchs (Danaus plexippus) I have been fostering on my kitchen counter this past month hatched today and it’s a female. Like any proud parent, I think she is perfect and beautiful! I feel hopeful … Continue reading

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Is there a point to all this? Reblogged from besonian

A few days ago, I came across a newspaper article discussing how, in recent years, sales of self-help/spirituality/mindfulness books have burgeoned in the UK. Given the present state of this country – and a few others around the world – … Continue reading

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Do you insist on Real, or settle for Fake? by Jaye Marie

Reblogged from Anita Dawes and Jaye Marie: On those frequent occasions when my brain takes a hike and I am looking around my office for inspiration, I often find myself studying the items on my desk. One of these is … Continue reading

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