Wool Trail

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We leave trails behind us as we walk through the world, but we often don’t realise. Tiny hints and clues reveal our path to those who know how to look.

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About greenmackenzie

Hi, I'm Seonaid, and I share my home with my husband, my son and a collection of cats and dogs. I am forever snapping shots of things which catch my eye. I love art which is here now and gone tomorrow...like food and nature...but also have a passion for vintage and the ancient past! Nature is my favourite muse, with her wild ever shifting seasons. I have been using and teaching mindfulness and relaxation for over 12 years, and have yet to become any sort of expert :-) I'm a Psychotherapist, and run the Maggies Highlands Cancer Centre, in Inverness, Scotland.
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11 Responses to Wool Trail

  1. mmtread says:

    We spent 3 weeks in Ireland two summers ago, and everywhere we went my boys insisted on picking up the bits of sheep fur we’d find. Their idea was to make a sweater from it. We still have a big glass far full of wool – but have yet to turn it into a sweater. On our nature walks we always keep an eye out for signs – be they deer droppings, bird prints on a river bank, woodpecker holes on a tree, whatever. It sharpens their eyes and lets them see the wonder in what isn’t, but was.

  2. i love finding tiny clues.

  3. Caro Woods says:

    This is beautiful and has reminded me just how important it is to NOTICE the little things in nature. This takes a lot of practice, a keen eye and a curious mind. Thank you.

    • Thanks Caro, what a lovely comment. It’s the little things which often matter most, and I guess it’s easy to over look them. These wool streamers caught my eye in the wind….and got me wondering 🙂

  4. I’m curious about the source of the wool … are these bits from nearby sheep that took flight in the wind? The lighter-colored material says ‘yes,’ while the bluish material says ‘no.’ D

  5. Zen Doe says:

    What a LOVELY post! Zen at its best.

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