The Hawthorn Hedge

Flower beds, climbing beans, cabbages, crisp and clean, the narrow ditch where nettles sting. Snail tracks glisten like silver threads on the pile of stones at the garden end. On hands and knees I hold my breath, gaze through the gap in the hawthorn hedge, to the meadow, where white horses tread. And everywhere I look, is … More The Hawthorn Hedge

Seagull Silhouette

With age, comes the wisdom of experience, and knowledge of many things. So when they ask, ‘Who are you? What do you do? What have you been doing? The simple answer is this:- Many things, ordinary and extraordinary, and in the living and doing, getting to know strengths and weaknesses, creativity, intuition, spirituality, being as … More Seagull Silhouette

Turquoise Tortoise

A Tortoise has 13 large patterned squares in the centre for the thirteen full moons of the year. There are twenty-eight smaller squares around the perimeter of shell, representing twenty-eight days of each lunar month. 28 days = 4 weeks 4 weeks= 1 lunar month 12 months = 52 weeks 52 weeks divided by 4 … More Turquoise Tortoise