On a beautiful February day, I can see Spring unfolding … … I even spotted the first toad in my pond last night!
I am fascinated by the eery beauty of the shore’s reflections in the mirror of the water. Horizontal symmetry. Rocks and branches disappear into the image. And I see different things every time.
Feeling a little bedraggled in this wet winter lockdown? I did today… thought I needed to see people face to face, must get out of this valley for a different perspective, crave a glass of […]
T-shirt weather! The first time, it seems, in ages that the sun shines and I’m walking the dog, enjoying every second of the its rays on my skin. Beautiful and uplifting!
Cornish daffodils of the finest sort: pretty, hardy, early and intoxicatingly scented!
You guessed it: still (very) damp out here. I’m still looking for the beauty in small things… …and wonder how a spider catches dinner in a net decorated with a thousand droplets?
Last day of January and heavy rain. I’m walking my dog. What is there to enjoy? First, I’m moving, breathing, my senses function. Second, there is beauty in detail: texture, colour, form. Just look!
After long grey day a lighter cloud cover allows an intermittent and welcome view of the moon and stars.
Does the rain add sparkle to your worldor just make it wet? Exactly: it depends… …on what you think at the moment …and that depends on the context, outside and inside your mind.
Let me take you to an excursion to the origin of this blog: I started writing about my thoughts on mining and its legacy in the UK and beyond. I wrote about the soils contaminated […]