Exactly four months of lockdown in the UK and with restrictions easing more and more, many of us are ready to venture out and take off. I take this as an occasion to suspend my […]
Dartmoor at its best: bright sunshine, clear light of that special quality, a gentle warm wind… Perfect for a good hike with a friend!
The sea! Whether we swim, paddle, snorkel, sail, dive… we’re only scratching the surface of the biggest ecosystem on the planet. And yet – it adds so much to our lives! I wouldn’t want to […]
Late light sky reflection in my pond. Serene, calm, quiet time for reflection.
St John’s Wort is said, in traditional medicine, to have properties that relieve anxiety and depression. Perhaps seeing it grow in a richly diverse wild flower meadow may also help to lift the spirit. It […]
Small, apparently insignificant, dull from a distance… …and yet, close up, integrate details emerge: shapely flowers, fine hair protecting the stem, colourful stamens to attract pollinators. Perfectly evolved into its habitat. Nature.
A calm sunny summer morning and the rocky shores of Cornwall invite exploration by paddle board. Deep in the coves and cliffs I move among millions of tiny whitebait and small mackerels hunting them. Crystal […]
This pretty Ringlet gave me occasions to look up its name. I discovered that the eye-spot pattern distracts birds away from the head and onto the less vulnerable wing tips*. The wonders of nature! And, […]
Seeds of a thisle ready to take off on an adventure into the unknown. hope – flexibility – optimism – acceptance – risk – appreciation – opportunity – resilience – smile! I’m ready to travel […]
There is nothing (within reach) quite like a good walk along the Cornish coast to lift my spirit and refresh my mind. The expanseive blue up to and beyond the horizon, white horses on overfalls […]