Dreich magazine will be publishing some of my poems in 2021 and some more in a Chapbook #lockdown. Thrilled. Check out their work at hybrid press.
Fencing posts make an interesting display. I am quite fascinated by fences, walls, boundaries. The liminal- limits and lines. I walked on so many surfaces today passing from concrete, hardcore, mud, long grass.
I adore woods, there is just something magical about them. But I worry about our feelings of ownership over them. Woods are complex systems in their own right and we often forget that. For me a trip to a wood is a co- creation of an experience that changes me and the wood.
It seemed like a day of lines today. Leading lines, containing lines, excluding lines.
Dusty tins of condensed milk in the pantry. Scholl slip on wooden sandals in the porch. The blue labels worn down so only a soft oval remains in the … Before – Elisabeth Kelly Featured in the great Foxglove Journal this week.
So I made the shortlist! How exciting. First competition I have entered and now got a bit of a bug. Below a happy local view to distract me till final on Friday
I was inspired by Matt Doogue macro photography to look a bit closer at the small worlds on my doorstep. I found all sorts of wonderful wildflowers and grasses such as: cow parsley, oxeye daisy, lesser spearwort, meadow vetchling, broom, sheep’s sorrel. There is a debate in nature education about the naming of nature andContinue reading “Macro worlds”
A strange time that has given me some time. Time to refocus after ten years of hectic motherhood. The dandelions were out in full bloom in Pikestane field, it seems like only last week their yellow sunshine faces were bobbling about in the wind. For the first year ever we picked them and tried toContinue reading “Starting out”
Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton