can you hear the sound of ringing bells, summoning quickening spirits to frolic in sunbeams scattered by a fickle sun, with wings aflutter, paired pirouettes arise in twining flight to a sound embodying joy On day 305 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with the first bluebells of the year that are just … More The Chiming of Bells
you don’t need to have
a lot to make a difference,
a small space, inviting of life … More Small Space
On day 303 of 365 Days Wild I wandered down to the Nature Project to see what new flowers, encouraged by the warm Spring sunlight, were appearing in the meadow. I was not disappointed. The first things I spotted were the cowslips. These are popping up all around the meadow. A few years ago there … More Spring Flourish
On day 302 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with the Ground Ivy that is newly blooming on the grass verge beside the lane. … More With the Ground Ivy
On day 301 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with the blackthorn hedge in the Nature Project that is now covered in blossom, as well as bees and butterflies. … More Amongst the Blackthorn Blossoms
On day 300 of 365 I spent some time with the hyacinths in the garden. … More A Hyacinth Heyday
On day 299 of 365 Days Wild I ventured out for a walk along the wild and windy local lanes. … More Spirits of the Air
On day 298 of 365 Days Wild I wandered down to the Nature Project to see what changes are being brought about by the warming Spring days. … More Of Spring Green and Daffodils
treasures found in blossoming growth as rain clouds pass beneath multihued promises of future sunbeams This post is for day 297 of 365 Days Wild.
On day 295 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time in the garden drawing the daffodils. Have you been inspired by nature recently? Let me know in the comments below.
On day 294 of 365 Days Wild I ventured out for an early morning walk. … More A March Morning
On day 293 of 365 Days Wild I walked along my favourite lane and admired the wildflowers, bees and insects to be seen on the grassy verges along the way. … More On the Grass Verge
On day 291 of 365 Days Wild there were raindrops on the petals of the Spring garden flowers. … More Spring Rain
On day 290 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time watching and attempting to photograph the bees. … More The Buzzing of the Bees
On day 289 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with the many 7-spot ladybirds that can currently be found all over the garden plants and flowers. … More Ladybird Love
On day 288 of 365 Days Wild I watched the sunset over the field behind our house. … More March Sunset
On day 287 of 365 Days Wild I enjoyed the sight of springtime sunlight on the daffodils around the lanes and in the meadow. … More Daffodil Dazzle
For day 286 of 365 Days Wild I decided to add another bee drawing to my collection. I also popped out to collect a small handful of the Celandines that are flowering on the grass verges around the village. … More Bee in the Celandines
On day 284 of 365 Days Wild I spotted the first tulips of the year in flower in the garden. … More First Tulips
Day 283 of 365 Days Wild was wild and windy, but it didn’t stop me from getting out for a little walk. … More March Winds Blow
For day 281 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time creating some bee art.
On day 280 of 365 Days Wild I walked out on a loop around the village lanes, where the hedgerows were starting to green up with their fresh Spring growth. … More Spring’s Advance
On day 279 of 365 Days Wild I wandered out for a cloudy afternoon on the village lanes and in the Nature Project. … More Out and About
On day 278 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time with the celandines on the grass verge beside the lane. … More Celandine Walk
On day 277 of 365 Days Wild I spotted my first daisy of the year whilst out on a nature walk.
On day 276 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time creating a bee picture. … More Bumblebee Bum
On day 275 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time sitting under the yew tree down beside the dyke. … More Under the Yew
Day 274 of 365 Days Wild was another dull, grey day outside, so I decided to brighten it up by transforming my little propagation unit back into a flower vase. … More Flowers in the Window
On day 273 of 365 Days Wild I celebrated my first sighting of some butterflies with a little bit of art work.
amidst familiar realities transformed
into landscapes of unwelcoming frigidity,
harmonize like a squirrel in the snow, drawing
on autumnal bounties and memories of summers past,
for soon icicles will melt away, freeing frozen
dreams in Spring’s long awaited thaw … More Squirrel in the Snow
dark clouds gather, brooding promise of stormy days ahead * fear tangles clutching tendrils in your chest * breathe * just breathe * look for the bright horizon, for the glimpse of sun through clouds * remember the light will continue to shine, even when hidden from view
rain washed greenery amidst an urban landscape tools laid down to rest as the day fades This post is for the WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge. This week’s prompt is It IS Easy Being Green. The photos were taken over the allotments (community gardens) near my sister’s home in Lincoln (UK). It’s nice to have some greenery in the … More Inner City Green
bask in memories of sun-filled days aglow with joy there amidst the cornflowers and the daisies breathing deep of nectar laden air whilst insects hum at peace with nature This post is for Cee’s Black and White challenge. This week’s prompt is the letter C or D. The pictures were both taken last summer in … More Cornflowers and Daisies
boundary lines marked containing Earth’s wild spaces guardianship claimed This post is for Cee’s Black and White Challenge. This week’s theme is Letters A or B, and I decided to show pictures of some of the boundaries of the meadow and wooded area. Both the first and last pictures show newly erected boundaries, as management of the wooded … More Boundaries