Plumed Spectre

I often hear the tawny owl calling from the conifer trees in the evening. It is such a comforting sound. It inspired me to write this poem The Plumed Spectre. Here is an excerpt. The Plumed Spectre A ghostly sight floats with grace, As he passes the moons shining face. This plumed spectre, silent andContinue reading “Plumed Spectre”

Autumn Jewels

The woods are adorned with splashes of vibrant hues resembling an artist’s pallette. Walking through the woods brings relaxation and a sense of calmness. Nothing else matters, a time to unwind and enjoy this wonderful environment. Autumn Glory An artist’s palette of vibrant delight, Painting the wood, a glorious sight. Red and orange, yellow andContinue reading “Autumn Jewels”

Òran Uisge Wildflower Meadow

Òran Uisge Wildflower Meadow is my second poetry book published by Grosvenor House Publishing Ltd and will be released on August 5th 2021.    Òran Uisge (gaelic for song of water) is a peaceful place to watch the bees and butterflies foraging for food, to enjoy fragrance from the wildflowers which fills the air andContinue reading “Òran Uisge Wildflower Meadow”

Nature and Tranquility

We created a wildlife pond in the garden two years ago. We were amazed at how quickly amphibians and insects moved in. We surrounded the pond with as many wildflower species as possible. Two of my favourites are yellow flag iris and fox and cubs (see images). Sitting next to the pond on a warmContinue reading “Nature and Tranquility”