Its raining conkers!

Are you feeling autumnal yet?  Have you smelt that wonderful smell that tells you that Autumn is on its way, as the weather starts to change and the leaves begin to fall.  I sometimes wonder if it's just me, or do other people  'smell'  the arrival of this wonderfully colourful season. In autumn last year…

Autumn thoughts

There's a bite in the air, and morning fields silently lay, beneath a blanket of silver dust. I open the window,   and let the cool,fresh autumn scent   into a sleepy room. The world  is changing. The soothing green landscape is fading, as nature lets go of her summer attire. Its a time for…

‘The Robin’

While looking through my book of Emily Dickinson's poetry, I came across her poem entitled 'The Robin'.  I have so been enjoying the robins outside my window this year, as they have been growing and changing.  I was sure that she wouldn't mind me adding a few of my photos as I share Emily's poem…

Peak District nighttime production

I hope the feeling of anticipation I have as I climb the stairs to our cottage loft room at night is one I will never loose.  It's not as you may have thought the 'anticipation of passion', although the Lord of the Manor has just had a restyle with a hint of  'George Clooney' about…

Peacock in the Peaks.

Don't you just love those unexpected moments in life when something, well, totally unexpected happens?  This morning was one of those moments.  Having just watched a buzzard swooping and gliding through the sky and loving the new experience, a loud hooting was heard coming from the garden so off I dashed camera in hand. I…