fresh, electric, vital,
thrilling senses to awaken … More Spring Paths
for the bluebells celebrate their ephemeral existences upon the land of bone and creeping earthworm, drawing life from amidst death, drawing hope from amidst pain: nature’s joy surrounding cold stone On day 345 of 365 Days Wild I walked the loop of lanes around the outskirts of the village. It was cloudy, but the sun … More Celebrations of Life
which path to take
to reach the gold
found at the rainbow’s end? … More Path to the Rainbow’s End
swoop on graceful wings, dancing through sunbeams in search of joyous endings to tumultuous times This post is for day 343 of 365 Days Wild.
take time to weep for what is gone,
for what has fallen by the wayside, grieve
each petal torn to earth by uncaring storms, … More Weep
On day 327 of 365 Days Wild I walked down to the dandelion filled nature project.
find me there among the
flowers, where the bees
and the butterflies dwell … More Among the Flowers
On day 323 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time sitting amongst and drawing the bluebells in the little patch of woodland beside the meadow. … More In Amongst the Bluebells
Day 321 of 365 Days Wild was spent down by the pond, enjoying the warm spring sunlight as it shone upon the water. … More Light on the Water
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.
Day 292 of 365 Days Wild was the Spring Equinox. … More Equinox Blessings
On day 291 of 365 Days Wild there were raindrops on the petals of the Spring garden flowers. … More Spring Rain
For day 281 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time creating some bee art.
On day 277 of 365 Days Wild I spotted my first daisy of the year whilst out on a nature walk.
as days tread steadily on in uneasy repetition of denied impetus; when the urge to move, to get up and go, builds with the warmth of the strengthening sun; as a longing to explore new places, to tread new ground, to see new faces, grows * the time will come soon * for now, plant … More Denied Impetus
I spent day 261 of 365 Days Wild sat on a bench beside the pond. … More Beside Pooling Waters
On day 259 of 365 Days Wild it felt like Spring … More Away, Dark Winter
On day 258 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time drawing some Winter Aconites in snow.
walk your paths
beneath winter’s watchful gaze with
feeling no judgement, merely acceptance … More Watchful Gaze
wisp across blue skies,
the spirit of Winter in graceful flight … More Spirit of Winter
as chill days bury hopes of self expression beneath drifting snowflakes and icicle sharp winds slice deep, raking with claws of unavoidable hardship, then inner strength blooms with the deceptive fragility of snowdrops, for a beautiful soul can still flourish even in the bitter grip of adversity The sight of flowers in the snow is … More Flowers in Snow
I dream of a world
where sunbeams and
snowflakes coexist … More Sunbeams and Snowflakes
On day 246 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time drawing snowdrops. It was cold and wet outside, so it was a perfect time to celebrate the approach of Spring through a bit of art work. I first completed two pencil sketches, using the two snowdrop photographs from day 245 as a guide. I … More Snowdrops
new life tiptoes in,
bursts of colour amidst wintry
monochromes: frolicking through sunbeams … More Tiptoe
hooked claws tear at icy constraints, captive souls, eager for freedom, awaiting warmer days sure to come Day 237 of 365 Days Wild was cold and frosty, but sadly lacking in the snow that seemed to fall everywhere except our little corner of Nottinghamshire. There were a few wonderful little baby icicles trying to grow … More Icicle Claws
On day 236 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time in the little woodland area beside the pond and dyke. … More Woodland Magic
fresh petals sway … More Snowdrop Dawn
exult in the power of the wild
spirits of the air as they scour
through with cleansing fervour … More As the Wild Winds Blow
for the Earth whispers
“soon” … More Soon
On day 228 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time capturing the garden birds in both pencil sketches and a watercolour painting. … More Garden Birds
now we wait
for the lengthening day,
for the strengthening sun,
for the warming breeze … More Now We Wait
Day 216 of 365 Days Wild began with the sight of a beautiful rainbow against the dull, grey sky, viewed over the field behind our house. … More Of Rainbows and Blackbirds
in an array of frosted petals,
Summer dreams are tightly held
within Winter’s icicle grasp … More In Winter’s Grasp
Day 199 of 365 of Days Wild was dull and rainy so I decided to spend some time working with my soft pastels and charcoals to recreate the beautiful sunset sky that I photographed on day 197. … More December Sunset Art
On day 186 of 365 Days Wild I finished my latest felt and embroidery piece: the Holly King. … More The Holly King
let my feet carry me out along
evergreen pathways to where sunbeams
dance amidst frosted leaves … More Sunbeams and Evergreen
On day 183 of 365 Days Wild I spent some time working on a felt tree decoration inspired by the holly that is growing in great abundance around the nature project. I’ve also planned a few other creations… but you’ll have to wait to see them. Happy December, everyone!