Tag Archives: Isle of Skye

Earth Cycles

   Here in the hills where the wild sheep grow, tended by rain soaked winds and sun kissed clouds, the grass grows impossibly green. It rolls in velvet folds across the low green lands, giving way to a thick plaid … Continue reading

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Coullin Candyfloss

   Coullin Candyfloss  Spun in soft sugary tufts Across cold black teeth Day 3 of the 7 day nature photo challenge which Amy invited me to join. Click here for day 1, The Dawn Day 2, Mountainous Half-Light. Today I’m inviting a … Continue reading

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Mountainous Half-Light

   In the half-light between mist and sun, within the deep folds of the winter Coullin, a sparkling bridge of light spans the Choire Laggan. Some say the rainbow bridge Bifrost leads all the way to Asguard, home of the … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Sea

   Have you ever looked at rainbows in the sky and wondered where they come from? Well if you follow me today I’ll show you. I’ll take you to the edge of the rainbow sea, where the colours form and … Continue reading

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Beautiful Death

   Death, a place feared by most, is given a beautiful home here beneath the sacred mountains of Skye. Lapped by the eternally shifting tides and glittering waves of the ocean, and folded softly beneath a buttercup sea. The soft … Continue reading

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Wild Mountain Calling

   Wild mountains called out to me, and pulled me in confusion to their feet. Pools of sea camomile covered my toes, filling the air with the heady scent of sleep, while soft purple clouds drifted in halos around their … Continue reading

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Sacred Skye Mountain

   Away across the sea to Skye lies a mountain sacred to the ancient veiled earth goddess, the Cailleach. This sacred peak rises behind Broadford, and carries many legends, while she watches over the lush green glen at her feet. … Continue reading

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