Category Archives: seasons and cycles

Fleeting Moments in the October Woods

Arriving in Bucks Valley Woods, I switch off the car engine, and relax. Each time I come here, I notice changes. It all seems to happen so quickly. Particularly at this time of year, the autumn season, it seems even … Continue reading

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Spring Primroses for Easter

Wishing you primroses along your path…

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After the Winter of Discontent comes the Promise of Spring

Reaching my favourite sheltered spot, I sit in the sun, gazing southwards across the river, whilst all around me woodland birds are singing… … joyfully oblivious to the dull roar of traffic over the bridge, and the ever-present threat of … Continue reading

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Passing Time in Northam

The little tree I fancied was at the corner of a sedate and slightly superior housing estate (what I call Bungalow Land), where it meets the A386 road to Appledore.  I saw it yesterday, and lusted after its red leaves … Continue reading

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Resuscitare by Elpida Hadzi-Vasileva

Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire is now a spacious, comfortable country house, set in extensive landscaped lawns and gardens. It has a long fascinating and multi-layered history, originating in 1201 as an Augustinian Priory. (See Mottisfont’s website to learn more). I arrived … Continue reading

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Fall

goldenleaves, a photo by throughstones on Flickr. This work was made at the very end of a warm and perfect summer, when the first hint of autumn could be felt in the air. I could almost locate the shift in … Continue reading

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Essential Nature: Walk at Watersmeet

A few memories  from our Essential Nature walk at Watersmeet last Saturday: photo: Pauline Dyer ————- On this lovely September morning We have come together To walk in quiet harmony, Exploring the green heart of the wood; Becoming aware of … Continue reading

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2013 YATOO-i NATURE ART WINTER WORKSHOP – YouTube

This year, Yatoo-i invited their artist members from around the world to join their Winter Workshop, which has been taking place in Korea since 1981. Each in our own countries made our way into wild natural places between 21st and … Continue reading

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Still January…

I take back all those remarks about unseasonable weather.  Here is the view across the estuary from my top window, here in Northam, North Devon: taken on 18th Jan. I am so fortunate to live in such beauty. ________________________________________________________________ And … Continue reading

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to the estuary… busy doing nothing

Hazy sunlight, scents of earth and leaf – the air around me is mild, warm and damp and a few birds are twittering quietly. I can hear traffic noise as always from across the river. And as always I make … Continue reading

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