Monthly Archives: October 2017

A Tail for Samhain

  As a small child, before bed, I would sit on the fourth tread of our green carpeted stairs and gaze up at the hill through an old sash window. Along the ridge-top was a big, dark eyebrow shape, solid … Continue reading

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Onto a Vast Plain, Rilke

  Isle of Lewis, by me. “You are not surprised at the force of the storm— you have seen it growing. The trees flee. Their flight sets the boulevards streaming. And you know: he whom they flee is the one … Continue reading

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A Short Tweeterie on Wellbeing

My daughter at WWT Rain Garden, London. Photo by me. (to be read bottom-upwards) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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Esranebulous

  I have not found a word to describe the uncanny light as a result of carbon atoms from the deaths of a living forest, dust and cloud originating in Iberia, drifting across Europe, pulled by unusual storm forces. The … Continue reading

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Ghostlight of the Anthropocene

Sepia light seeps into my consciousness. Monday morning came and went. I expected wind-lash Ophelia to clip us hard here in Cardiff and I battened down in readiness. Instead, thick clouds loomed and a strange sepia tone infiltrated every corner … Continue reading

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Beavers are Fluminists

My essay at requisite Zoomorphic. Introducing Fluminism ~ protection & proliferation of wild processes, a vital form of love. A fascinating new essay about beavers and environmental ethics by @ginbat today on Zoomorphic.https://t.co/4n3Mo6vagK — Zoomorphic Magazine (@zoomorphic) October 9, 2017 "It … Continue reading

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Autumn Senescence, Planet Valens.

Photo by me. The nights are drawing close here in Wales, and the earliest Autumnal tones cloak the hills to the South West of the city. From my top-floor flat, I have watched the deciduous Leckwith Woods green-up and brown-down. … Continue reading

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