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Tranquility

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

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 …

Wood Burner

Burning logs crackle, Spiralling orange and gold flames warm glowing faces.. SW

Winter Morning

The Natural World “Spend time in nature, it heals your mind, body and soul’ a lifelong friendship”

Reflections of Nature

I like this nature quote from Frank Lloyd Wright and it is totally true. If we spend time in the …

A Moment to Clear the Mind

Visiting the Mystical Bay The Isle of Skye can be a busy place during the tourist season. However, there are …

Tranquil Shore

I wrote this poem after visiting a wonderful beach near my home. The beach was deserted and the only sounds …

A Woodland Walk in Scotland

   Walking through the woods on a beautiful sunny morning in Autumn, can be a breath-taking experience. The sun beams …

Celebrating Friendships

Donald was our friend and neighbour for over ten years. Sadly he is no longer with us. Donald’s House The …

The Tranquil Place

When life’s troubles come into your world there is always a special place where you can retreat and gather your …

A Perfect Childhood

I have worked with children for over 40 years and in this time, I have seen many changes. The most …

Chilled Pea Soup

Chilled Pea Soup (serves 2) This soup is perfect for a summer treat. Recipe 1 onion finely diced 15 g …

Leek Pudding Recipe

A delicious pudding to compliment butter bean or chicken casserole. Ingredients 8 oz SR Flour 3 oz butter or margarine …