Category: English nature

Soul Land review

From a Druid, writer and poet, Nimue Brown, the author of many wonderful books on nature-based spirituality, comes a review of my poetry collection. I am so pleased she enjoyed it. I love how she framed them as Bardic songs, letters. So interesting, which… Continue Reading “Soul Land review”

Forest bathing

There’s a place in North Wales where forest is like no other. Gentle yet imposing, soothing yet dark. It never fails to stir the soul within me. The air is so fresh it speaks of the deepest, most nourishing sturdiness and wisdom and compares… Continue Reading “Forest bathing”

January – all about death

This month has been all about death. I just read this powerful essay and I cried and cried. Reality is real and it is here and it will either jolt you into action or into being or will paralyse you. Part of the signature… Continue Reading “January – all about death”

Hope rises

The promise of spring lies deep within the earth we walk on With every hour and every day the light grows brighter into being The silence and nakedness of it all is loud with life stirring deep in the darkness Like spring life blooms,… Continue Reading “Hope rises”

In search of silence

Edwardian houses line up clean streets with flower baskets hanging symmetrically on doors, as if keeping things in order. It has classic and elegant look to things. Every time I go somewhere I am taken back by just how different each place feels. It… Continue Reading “In search of silence”

Summer overwhelm

As summer begins to spread her warm embrace throughout the land for me achieving a balanced state of mind becomes challenging. I begin to feel enclosed with everything blooming into thick foliage and undergrowth. As winter is a time of spaciousness and openness for… Continue Reading “Summer overwhelm”

Getting lost in a forest

Getting lost in a forest evokes fear that is tangible and real, but it also brings a sense of freedom, potential for adventure and exploration. It brings in hope into being that the right path will be found sooner or later. We all need… Continue Reading “Getting lost in a forest”