Tag Archives: snow

Snow Mounds and Cancer Care

These are some snow shots of the beautiful and inspiring centre which I have moved north for. Set in the heart of historic Inverness, the capital of the Scottish Highlands, they make a bold and challenging statement in the grounds … Continue reading

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Winters Weary Light

Winters weary sun Rolls over earths frozen hills Leaking cold sharp shafts

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Ice Heart

   Mountain heart of ice Casts her cold dead spell tightly Unwoven by Spring A cairn field high above Loch Garry, marking the passage of the thousands who visit the Scottish Highlands each year, travelling through the Cairngorms on this … Continue reading

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Winter Bones

   All night he rattled The dead sapless tree bones while Spring slept safe below

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Life in Winter

   Winter holds the hill Whitewashed steely lifeless fields Life’s flame flickers on

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Light in the Darkness: Solstice

   The year has slipped through the solstice in a flurry of darkness and wild winds here in Scotland. Last night the wind tugged and pulled at the corners and edges of the house, squeezing through gaps in windows and … Continue reading

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Cool Serenity

All night a wild storm had pulled and pushed the world, lifting tiles off the roof and snapping branches from the trees. The storm had a loud cold voice, and the windows had rattled in their frames as the snow … Continue reading

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Snow Fall

Snow fell snow on snow Its hush shrank the world softly Back to slow pleasures

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Magical Levitating Dogs

Some of you have been saying that it looks as though I live in a magical fairy tale land….so to extend this theme I though I would share some secret footage of my magical levitating dogs. In the first shot … Continue reading

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Winters Grip – Cailleach Bhearra

    The Cailleach’s icy grip holds the earth as firm as iron. Her cold blue skin reflects the chilly sky above, and her frozen blood is as hard as all the water across the earths face. She squeezes tight … Continue reading

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