Dundee Spring

Indulge me: here are some lovely things of spring. This girl: ‘Let me be in the picture!’ Nothing up her sleeve. I did manage to turn Elsa into a rock chick briefly… …which did not go over well. So I had to be a princess, too.

Under a Blood Moon

The threatened clouds did not materialise so my last night as mistress of Brigadoon passed with an awesome sight indeed. The moon was so bright! Then it looked like someone started chomping it and then finally began to redden until it looked like spilled blood drying. And all the stars around it became clear again….

Equinox in Brigadoon

“Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the dim and the dark cloths Of night and light and the half light, I would spread the cloths under your feet: But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly…

Sunday, Sunday, Sunday! Write 4 a Day

Write 4 a Day Don’t you deserve at least one day to write? Write 4 a Day is a new series of monthly one-day writing retreats in upstate New York. While I shall be hosting the events, let me be clear that there is no workshop no agenda no required activities no assignments no schedule no…

Don’t Turn Your Back on a Chicken

Okay, so I was going in to feed and water the chickens this morning. I’d actually poured out all the water and set the watering can down on the threshold to the barn while I checked for eggs. I’m always afraid I’ll break the eggs, so I thought I’d set the one egg I found…

My Life in Pictures

Actually I don’t think there’s a single picture of me, but you get to see through my eyes! Two big photo sets I just put in albums on FB so they don’t use up all my space on here. First is the start of the school year (Charlotte P1, Allan P7, Murray still in nursery)….