Category Archives: nature

A Small Gift

It was one of those encounters that bring a little unexpected joy to the day. Nothing much… just a shared smile… something I’m missing at the moment. Seeking relief from the heat, I had wandered into the shade of my … Continue reading

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A thousand miles of history…

Two years ago, The Silent Eye held a workshop in Dorset… and Stuart and I embarked upon a thousand mile trek through the ancient and sacred landscape, taking in natural beauty, prehistoric sites, wonderful old churches and exploring some of … Continue reading

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A moment’s peace…

Two herons flew over the garden today; they had no interest in the pond below, intent only their pursuit of each other. Half a dozen kites wheeling, diving and chasing each other in the skies… and a busy bluetit, lining … Continue reading

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A touch of sun…

Taking advantage of an almost dry day, where the showers had done little to wet grass that was being dried by a rare bit of sun, I mowed the grass. I can’t call my squishy quagmire a lawn, not by … Continue reading

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Lightly #midnighthaiku

* With infinite care Tread lightly upon the earth Respecting its life Body of a goddess lives In beauty beneath our feet *  

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A Land of Living Light

Every morning, the first thing I do is open my bedroom curtains to take a glance at the day. I rise early, usually before dawn at this time of year. When clouds obscure the horizon, all I can see is … Continue reading

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Pond update…

It was odd, when we thought about it, that all the healthiest fish had died, The ones we’d had concerns about were still with us. It was also odd that all our special friends amongst the fish had gone… the … Continue reading

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Springing to life…

Through the window, dawn smudged pastel colours across the horizon. Mist rose over fields frosted white as I watched the red blur of a fox race back to its den. I thought back to a few days before when my … Continue reading

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A memory ~ Suzanne #writephoto

I took one look at Sue Vincent’s photo prompt for this week and was immediately transported back in time to sunny days lazing about beside a river that looked very similar to the one in Sue’s photo.   The one main … Continue reading

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Weather window

We woke, the dog and I, to a white and wintry world. A hard frost stuck the soles of my slippers to the path as I went out to retrieve the first ball of the day. I have attempted to … Continue reading

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