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[…]

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[…]

Dawn chorus

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/55JbpC7gKzMR623TF1bkj2j/brett-westwoods-guide-to-international-dawn-chorus-day Get into the Rhythm of International Dawn Chorus Day 2020 International Dawn Chorus Day is held on the first Sunday in May each year, which falls on May 3rd in 2020. The event is promoted by the Wildlife Trust and this is the perfect opportunity for nature lovers to gather at dawn in one Read more about Dawn chorus[…]

Late Spring

Monday – late Spring The moon slides into darkness, meteors shower. I settle into stillness, slowing down to the speed of sound. Able to hear and see the world around,able to notice the colours of a fishes eyelids. The still bare branches of the Ash trees clack gently against each other,wood on wood in the wind.Their hearts wrapped in Read more about Late Spring[…]