Category Archives: Nature Writing

Altered State

The snow, falling on my jacket, makes minute scratching sounds only audible when I am absolutely still. A few yards away, to my right, the same sound, muted by distance, echoes in a tinier way as tiny ice dry granules … Continue reading

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Deep Water

To be out in the Hebrides on a glorious day in August seemed almost unreal. The summer before had fallen so flat: the frantic pace of everything, of just keeping up, of not finding time to stop and reflect. And … Continue reading

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May Hill

Grand beings move across the landscape. Giant elemental figures-out of the scale of my understanding: I walk among kings it seems up here. Nearly two months have slipped past since I was last outside. October sunlight floods about me; the … Continue reading

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