Oran Uisge nature reserve

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 …

Curlew Calling

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

The Skylark Returns

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

Nature – Hope and Happiness

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

Springtime

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

Moonlit Sky

Moonlit Sky ” On a still, still night, clear and cold, Skies are dark with stars so bold. The moon …

Winter Frosts

“The sunshine glows in an azure sky, lighting sparkles as the minutes pass by”

Morning Dew

Morning Dew This is my moment to stop and stare, In total solitude with, no one to share. Sunshine beams …

The Rowan Tree

The Rowan Tree Glorious and graceful, a tree to admire, Feathery foliage and berries of fire. Delicate leaves like friendly …

Autumn Glory

Autumn Glory Red and orange, yellow and gold, An Autumn treat with hues so bold. Colourful flakes swirling around, While …

The Plumed Spectre

Tawny Owl “A ghostly sight floats with grace, As he passes the moons shining face. This plumed spectre, silent and …

Aurora Borealis

Fantastic Aurora Borealis last night. The first one I have seen this year. A big thank you to Glendale Skye …

Western Sunset

Western Sunset On this amazing eve with, air so still, I watch in wonder at this sight to thrill. My …

The River

The River “The bronze river flows over rises and hollows, singing forever” SuWoo “singing river”

Last Days of Summer

Red Admiral “Adorning the sky like tiny fires burning, lighting up our world” SW

Bumblebees

I visited the nature reserve this afternoon to look for butterflies. I saw several Scotch Argus and small Whites flying …

Summer Storm

What a stormy day yesterday, very wet all day, with high winds. The river Roskhill was thundering down the gorge. …