Sparrows Squabble

Sparrow squabble,  Flex and fight, Sounding my call to prayer. It’s chillier today  The honeysuckle sprawls it’s canopy above me. The neighbours shout greetings. The foxgloves buds gently part, hinting at the pinkness they promise And the strawberries hold their first fruits high above a sea of marjoram. The sun, still trying to peep through, Read more about Sparrows Squabble[…]

The dance of light and Shadow

The Dance of Light and Shadow Releasing my grip and falling back into the flow I see the black cat curled in the dappled shade. Light ripples flickering across the hedge, breathing life into everything it touches. Shadows dance. The Sweet rocket swaying, scents the air. Jackdaws glide, leaves rustle. Branches bend and bow, bouncing Read more about The dance of light and Shadow[…]

Take me I’m yours

The poem today A tawny owl roosts in a nearby garden. Swifts flash and glimmer as they chase each other across the sky, Clematis and Veronica bloom,Honeysuckle and Elderflower bud. Hawkbit stems stand tall amid grasses already going to seed.And the branches of the Ash tree, outstretched in wild abandon, Each tip raised up toward Read more about Take me I’m yours[…]

Rhythms of Life

Circadian Rhythms: A Very Short Introduction by Russell Foster and Leon Kreitzman  “We have been aware of circadian rhythms for thousands of years without realizing what they were, how they worked, or how crucial they are for our health and well-being. In the 4th century bc, Androsthenes, one of Alexander the Great’s sea captains, described the daily Read more about Rhythms of Life[…]

Treesisters

Indigenous Wisdom for the Earth ~ Radical Love, Poetic Presence and the Art of Lifting Each Other – Monday May 4th 7-8pm https://treesisters.org/grow-yourself/indigenous-wisdom-for-the-earth?fbclid=IwAR1MAHc_sEBT_POYsI3wM4-zZyDnK5ULGZdcURhularRozExc6wr2–H2KI Clare Dubois you are my inspiration. https://treesisters.org/ https://www.treesisters-nest.org/posts/6131982

The Natural Flow of Life

In the Complete book of Oriental Yoga Hatha and Taoist Yoga for the Seasons By Michael Hetherington says,“ There is no doubt that energy moves through us differently according to the time of day, the climatic conditions, the attitudes we harbor and the cycles of the moon, just to name a few. With the natural Read more about The Natural Flow of Life[…]

Early Summer

From Beltane 1st May, or shortly after as the heat waves catch up with the increased light waves (14th May), until Lammas 1st August, we move into early summer. ”In the western world, we are familiar with the four seasons – spring, summer, autumn and winter. However, in the Taoist understanding of time and change Read more about Early Summer[…]