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.

Graceful Harebell

After a weekend of heavy rain I took great pleasure in finding this small harebell flower amongst the grass. Graceful …

Old Croft House

Two Sister’s Croft House The old grey walls with the flaking door, Gossamer windows hide rooms to explore. A crack …

Sea Glass

I went for a walk to Orbost beach yesterday where, I found a selection of sea glass. Sea Glass Discarded …

Blowing a Hooley

Wet stormy day today! Blowing a Hooley Horizontal rain, buckling trees bend and snap, as the wild wind howls.

Timeless Shores

Timeless Shores This isle is a wonderful calming place, With soothing waves, big skies and space. Who has passed these …

Tranquility

When life becomes stressful and I am trying to juggle too many things, I tell myself, it is time to …

Dragonfly

Dragonfly You dart about with shimmering wings. Across the meadow, where the river sings. Soaring high and dipping low, Searching …

Wild Wild Glen

Wilderness is good for the soul Wild Wild Glen Far in the distance lies a sectret glen, Untamed and wild; …

Cuillin

Cuillin Colossal crags soar veiled in swirling cloud and mist vast mighty fortress Sue Wood

Beachcombing

I love to go down to the shore to see what has been washed up. I found a pair of …

Monarch of the Glen

This magnificent beast graces the glens with his power and might. Monarch of the Glen Great crown of antlers guarding …

Wilderness

Wilderness Wild and untamed glens, offer adventure and sport for all free spirits

Dancing Ferns

While walking through the woods this morning, I observed thousands of acid-green fronds on the vibrant ferns. Dancing Ferns Uncoiling …

Midsummer Night

My favourite night of the year. A time to be so grateful for our natural world. Midsummer Night To settle …

A Stroll at Dusk

I went for a short stroll up the Roskhill lane to the viewpoint. The sunset was amazing with wonderful hues …

Rocky Cove

I went for a walk to the rocky cove near my home yesterday. Rocky Cove The steep granite crags shield …

Dawn Chorus

I decided to write this post in celebration of International Dawn Chorus Day. If you are anxious about life’s circumstances …

May Morning

A beautiful morning, the first day of May, my favourite time of year. Morning Dew – I wrote this poem …

Harbour Seals

Harbour Seals Their deep soulful eyes watching the expanse of ocean, basking in the sun. Loch Dunvegan has a healthy …

Curlew Calling

Spring time and I can hear the wild call of the curlew on the moorland. Curlew Calling Across the moor …