snowy Luxembourg

So the weather has been the subject of a lot of chatter recently. In the media and on social media reports and reactions to “The Beast from the East” have filled our senses. Despite the fact that it is winter, people seem surprised – both pleasantly and sadly – that there has been quite so…

ice lake, Norway

You may now have come to realise that I enjoy stepping out of my comfort zone, and giving myself new challenges. I didn’t know if my suggestion of going camping one Saturday in February, in mid-Norway, would go down well with my Norwegian friend, but luckily for me he’s still a big kid at heart,…

time moves on

The longest day of the year has just passed and the full moon will shine this weekend. The sky is still light with a multitude of blue, purple and pink hues and time still rolls on. But we are just specks in existence, our own importance so tiny in the bigger scheme of things. Written…

Golden moon

Golden moon out Shadows swallowing her Reveals pulsating glow of life She breathes A sigh The world keeps turning   Written content is © All rights are reserved. June 2010.

paint u a picture

wish i could paint u a picture of the sky this evening; sat on this balcony in this place of grey hills. and out to my right, a grey plateau hides half the vision; but behind are two tall tree tops, silhouetted, bending forth in the fresh wind. and beyond… the clouds streak across the…

Sublime

A look in the mirror confirmed the suspicion What needed to be done would be Without circumspection Eight years was a long time To wipe away But they were mine and I walked the line Walked away Man, it was sublime   Written content is © All rights are reserved. September 2011.

Facets of cherry coloured berries

Cherries and berries Peaches but no pie Multi coloured facets Of shapes and patterns Fill our eyes Explosions of colour Exaggerated Nature, Clouds, sky, rustling leaves of trees All are chalk drawings Standing out against the ground Of grey human nature Rigid rules Bent Under the weight Of vibrant iridescence Sweet as cherries and berries…

Whirlwind inter-connectivity

The world runs rivers To the seas The earth crossed with blue shades of arteries. Pulsing lives All intertwined All connected Nothing planned Nothing certain Constantly shifting, changing course Joining others as they make their choice. Our souls run this path also Colliding with one another in serendipity Some join and flow together for all…

“We have no time to stand and stare”

“We have no time to stand and stare.” What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows. No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass. No…