Posts by skyenatureblog

"Love Skye-Love Nature-Love Life" Skyenatureblog.com provides an artistic journey through the seasons, describing the natural beauty of the island through, prose, poetry, art, photographs and videos. I hope to give readers a taste of the Skye experience. I hope you enjoy the journey The Isle of Skye has dramatic mountains, wild glens and amazing seascapes; it offers a varied wilderness for free spirits. There is an abundance of hidden places full of native trees, wildflowers and wildlife to enjoy, in peace and tranquility. This sensational Island changes constantly through the seasons, with wild Atlantic storms, snowy mountains and balmy Summer nights with spectacular skies. The Summer wildflowers provide a colourful feast for insects, which feed the many species of songbirds, both native and Summer visitors.

Island Shore

A beautiful Autumn morning and a pleasurable visit to the shore. A tranquil setting lit up by the warm sunshine. …

The Rowan Tree

The Rowan Tree Glorious and graceful, with a striking pose, From a tiny seed you grew and rose. Delicate leaves …

Spectacular Skies

We have had a fortnight of changeable weather; from warm sunshine to blustery storms. The sky changes constantly with shades …

Flower for Friday

Fox-and -cubs is one of my favourite wildflowers. Its Latin name is hieracium aurantiacum, but it is also known as …

An Artist’s Pallette

The woods are wonderful in the Autumn sunshine. Vibrant colours are splashed around resembling an artist’s pallette. Autumn Glory An …

Silver Birch

Silver Birch Snowy branches glow against vibrant golden leaves dancing in the breeze Sue Wood

Blue-Mauve Perfection

I walked down to the shore this morning and observed a profusion of blue-mauve scabious flowers. This bloom is known …

Western Sunset

The sunsets have been spectacular this week and are totally inspiring. Here is an excerpt from a poem I wrote …