Love

Heart made of beads and sea pottery

Love is not a limited commodity, it is a limitless and boundless outpouring. It cannot and will not cease to flow, it doesn’t require anything to be contained, held or captured in, it defies logic and reasoning and is no respecter of the recipients willingness or worthiness to receive it. It cannot be measured or […]

Far Away?

Skylark in flight Bob Brewer

Are you far away from someone you love? Sometimes we find ourselves physically a long distance from those in our heart, and sometimes it is a different form of distance that feels like separation…time, misunderstanding, death or perhaps something unique to our circumstances and hard to explain. I have found that going out and being […]

Cause for Pause

Pied wagtail

It was July 2019, a warm, sunny day, and I was in North Devon, wandering through a busy shopping street, when a most beautiful pied wagtail flew down onto the pavement. I have a soft spot for wagtails and this one was truly lovely – his black and white markings so delicately drawn and his […]

Across the Bay

Across Luce Bay

Looking out from the end of our garden, here in the South Rhins of Galloway, I am blessed, on a clear day, to see the unmistakeable great sculpted granite form of Cairnsmore, away across Luce Bay. When I was little we would often, on the weekend, go from home in Newton Stewart to Mochrum, and […]