Creative Adventures

Teeny tiny turtle steps

I painted a watercolour sketch last weekend. “Hmm,” you’re thinking, “well, good for you.” And, yes, actually it was good for me. Because this is the first time in two years or more that I’ve sat down and put pen – or brush – to paper with creative intent. It wasn’t a large painting, or particularly skilled in execution. I […]

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Searching for Sanctuary

The sound of fairy wings

My garden is full of the sound of wings. The solid buzz of bees and bumbles, the softer drone of hoverflies and other small flyers, the barely-there flap of a butterfly and, of course, the soft flutter of feathered flight around the feeders. This is the sound of fairy wings, I think. Because, what else to call such tiny creatures […]

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