I love big vistas – high on one of Dartmoor’s Tors, or on a cliff overlooking the ocean. As the lock-down continues my eyes are drawn, by necessity, to the small things in the local […]
Once again, my daily outing got me exploring along the bank of the Tamar estuary. Just before I got to a small stand of trees, a little egret (Egretta garzetta) took off its perch. I’d […]
The strong NEly wind sheds dead wood from trees in our small copse and in spite of its cold chill, the first bluebells are making their way into the light.
One minute silence…
This blackthorn flowers on branches thick with lichen – the ‘evergreen’ that gives colour and texture on bare winter branches and the flowers in spring, first season in the cycle of flower, fruit and reproduction…
Social isolation at its best! A tranquil paddle before breakfast rewards me with experiencing the moment, hearing the birdsong, seeing beauty, feeling the water beneath the board, balancing, an empty mind – clarity.
Back on Kit Hill, I’ve spotted the first promise of new leaves on the Hawthorne – developed since yesterday afternoon! A sign that Nature carries on, steadily repeating it’s cycles of dormancy and renewal … […]
From today, Tuesday 24 March 2020, UK residents are asked to limit outdoor activities in the collective attempt to ‘delay and spread the curve‘ of COVID-19 infection. So I thought I’d share the beauty of […]
A little indulgence goes a long way to lift your spirits and if a walk in the park and the delights of spring blossom and trees bursting into leaf is not enough to let go […]
I watched this and just needed to share it! Hoping all goes to plan and I’ll be on board later this year…