August 2017

Grasses have ripened into swathes of gold, and leaves have deepened their colour in maturity, for the meadow and woodland have passed their peak, accepting the inevitability of the ageing year.   It’s been a few months since I last joined in with Cardinal Guzman’s Changing Seasons photo challenge, but I thought that, seeing as … More August 2017

Local

Gentle light caresses fields shorn of their summer abundance as the newly awoken sun peeks above the horizon, tinting the wide sky in pastel shades. A lonely blackbird breaks the lingering hush of the pre-dawn hours. Soon it is joined by its fellows, and their voices rise in joyous chorus. Peace settles upon me as I breathe in … More Local

The Sound of Drums

This post is for the Miniature Writing Challenge run by An Artist At Heart. This challenge gives a picture and  a short story prompt and asks that you write either a mini short story (50 – 150 words), a poem or a haiku (3 lines, 17 syllables). To read the full rules, go here. This week’s prompt is … More The Sound of Drums

Photography 101 – Home

Wide Sky A sweeping canvas painted in untamed elation, ever-changing swathes of colour flaunting nature’s unforced splendour. A beauty that says ‘home’. When I first moved back to Lincolnshire after several years of living in the rugged hills of central Wales, I found it hard to appreciate the incredibly flat landscape surrounding me. Slowly the beauty of the … More Photography 101 – Home