Shit Creek Paddle Store

I’ve just begun the flash-fiction project with a new FB page … Shit Creek Paddle Store  

First Light …

Just watching the film First Light – film about the actual life of one of the Battle of Britain pilots, Geoffrey Wellum. He was eighteen years and nine months when he joined 92 Squadron and...

Symphony Review

  I’ve recently begun using Symphony with my blog. This came about because I discovered someone had a blog-tab on their Facebook page and that felt like a really good idea for me too. After...

30 Days Wild: Day 18

  Lady’s Mantle – one of my favourite herbs. It really does it for me after rain. Plants are quite amazing in how they show themselves to us, how they give us beauty …

Midsummer Ritual

Going down, going down going down … The sun rises to his highest arc in the sky and then stands still, meaning appears to rise at the same point on the horizon for three days....

30 Days Wild: Day 15

Fledglings !!! We have tit fledglings coming to the feeder now. Have to order yet more mealworms and more fat. they’re selightful and it’s sooooo good watching the parents feed them. My favourite time of...

30 Days Wild: Day 13

Rain As the Glaslyn Osprey project said this morning, “We probably have more words and phrases for rain in Wales than most other cultures. After three weeks of dry, warm weather, we have had some...

Woodwo by Ted Hughes

What am I? Nosing here, turning leaves over Following a faint stain on the air to the river’s edge I enter water. Who am I to split The glassy grain of water looking upward I...