Sometimes it is simply necessary to have a big horizon. Even, or more accurately, especially during lockdown.
Sometimes my daily walk in nature is spoilt by my mind not letting go. Thoughts are occupying it like wire wool: persistent and abrasive. It happens when I allow (perceived) urgency to take precedence over […]
This feels like full circle: lesser celandine is back in flower. Back in April, during the first lockdown I wrote about this bright little flower before…. …and we’re still in lockdown. It feels like a […]
Blue sky, sunshine and a fresh wind in my face: happy moments and feeling alive.
As the second covid-19 lockdown in the UK draws to a close, I won’t be alone in, once more, evaluating the important things in life. For me it’s having positive, loving and healthy relationships. With […]
For me, ‘necessary travel’ was to the coast today. To experience the expanse of the sea and walk with a friend.
Even on a grey November morning being on the water is wonderfully good for my soul. The last mist is lifting over the still water and faint song of birds is all around. Leaves have […]
A damp November Sunday under COVID-19 lockdown in the UK. ‘Damp’ is one of those understatements I adopted while spending half my life in Cornwall: the rain showers are interrupted by brief spells of light […]
A new dawn (perhaps in more than just the literal sense). I begin the second nation-wide COVID-19 lockdown with an early morning paddle on the Tamar estuary. It’s beautiful. Thick mist is drifting down the […]
Emerging from a good night’s sleep to a peaceful, sunny morning in the Narrows of Raasay fills me with joy and gratitude.