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”

Midsummer Night

The Summer Solstice is the most wonderful evening of the year. I wrote this poem in celebration of this enchanting night. Here is an excerpt. Midsummer Night To settle and rest then, close your eyes, Breathing sweet air with gentle sighs. The dew is falling with moist delight, To cool the meadow in the fadingContinue reading “Midsummer Night”

Dance of the Barn Owls

I wrote this poem after watching a barn owl searching for prey over the common grazing, near to my home. Here is an excerpt of the poem. Dance of the Barn Owls The evening draws nigh and the stage is set, An inspired portrayal awaits us yet. The jet-black eyes search the ground, While invisibleContinue reading “Dance of the Barn Owls”