A mighty beech tree. Shelter. Shade. And more than meets the eye. Its trunk populated by lichen and moss, habitat for invertebrates, food for insects and birds… Roots in symbiosis with microorganisms. Detritus feeders and […]
Curiosity got me an encounter with Thekla. Beautiful. Since ‘Thekla‘ was a spider’s name in a kid’s story from my childhood, all spiders have this name for me…. I guess this one is of the […]
Graceful, delicate and gently moving in the wind. I’ve always liked this particular grass in our local lane at this time of the year. Today I took the time to try and capture it – […]
Bindweed. Calystegia sepium. Nightmare to a gardener or Habitat for a bug*? It all depends on your perspective. Just like everything in life. * actually not a bug but a beetle, possibly a male Oedemera […]
Transformation: giving up petals producing fruit growing and maturing and a different kind of beauty emerges.
Are your eyes, too, drawn to the pink, blue and yellow among the green and drifts of white in the hedgerows? Often I see the mist of the tiny white flowers of Hedge Parsley and […]
Just as I thought the Cornish hedgerows have nothing new to offer for a while, this honeysuckle came into view. And then another one and more…how come I did not notice yesterday? Of course, the […]
A day after the full flower moon, I use the high spring tide to explore the areas of the estuary that are mostly exposed and rarely flooded. Salt marsh and reeds, ducks and geese, drift […]
Finding the beauty of drizzle caught in a spider’s web.
Determination to reach for the light beyond what seems physically possible… we perceive what we want to see and we feel our thinking …if that’s what I want to see, perhaps it’s what I crave […]