Flowers of Summer

I wrote this poem in celebration of the wonderful selection of wildflowers nature displays in the Summer. I hope you enjoy this excerpt. Flowers of Summer Lady’s mantle sparkling with dew, Speedwell shining an iridescent blue. Shepherds purse speckled with white, Lilac and gold, the tiny eyebright. Gallant soldier and meadowsweet, Honeysuckle balmy and sweet.Continue reading “Flowers of Summer”

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”