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"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.

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 …

Driftwood

In these troubled times our lives can feel suffocating, with the walls closing in and having no control which, can …

The Skylark Returns

The skylark has returned to the moor. His song is a wonderful reminder that Spring is here. A time to …

Distant Isle

Today I enjoyed sitting on the rocks and watching the waves lap against the shore while, the gulls cried overhead. …

Nature – Hope and Happiness

This tiny celandine flower reappears every Spring. It has survived every storm, frost, gale, drought and snowstorm but, still lights …

Isle of Dreams

This is my favourite song from Capercaillie-An Gillie Ban, from the album The Blood is Strong Isle of Dreams This …

Island Shore

A visit to the shore is a special place to find peace and tranquility. My latest visit inspired my poem …

Timeless Shores- My New Venture

Isle of Skye–Timeless Shores is a poetic journey describing the natural beauty of this amazing island, through the seasons. Each …

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“Love Skye-Love Nature-Love Life” The Isle of Skye has dramatic mountains, wild glens and amazing seascapes; it offers a varied …

Springtime

Spring is on the way! First flowers are growing on the Òran Uisge (Gaelic for song of water) nature reserve, …