30 Days Wild 2020 – Days 6-10


Throughout June I’m continuing to take part in the Wildlife Trusts 30 Days Wild challenge, a yearly event that encourages people to get out into nature and to perform a random act of wildness in order to strengthen their connection with the natural world.

Here are my random acts of wildness for days 6-10:

Day 6: the fascination of clouds


Most of these last 5 days have been characterised by rain, so I’ve actually been dodging raindrops all week, but day 6 of 30 Days Wild had some wonderfully dramatic clouds rolling through that I just had to spend some time photographing.

just give me a blue sky and

some daisies, some birdsong

and the buzz and click and

burr of flitting insects among

a froth of pink and gold

grasses, whilst damselflies

dance with predatory grace

and butterflies bask with

wings wide on red clover,

bees trundling amidst newly

bristling knapweed, all in a

green space brimming with

life, and as serenity embraces

me, happiness shall be mine

4 thoughts on “30 Days Wild 2020 – Days 6-10

  1. Thanks for sharing your lovely shots- that fuzzy periwinkle butterfly/moth is my favorite, I think! I love the idea of spending a month with nature- maybe the animals will be extra willing to be spotted when we drive through the mountains next week?!

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    1. Thanks for visiting, Anne! I’ve been really enjoying my 30 days wild. I actually look forward to it coming around every year, and with being off work this year, it’s even more enjoyable than usual.

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