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Working late

Evening swim to relax became work when I saw feathers floating on the skin of the sea. The photographs were all taken from beneath the ceiling of the sea, looking up towards evening light. Later, with friends, we ate  supper … Continue reading

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Finding the silence…

in water… playing with paper boats. Watching the fall of light through water on my arm. Trying to catch the waves. Finding the silence in walking. The air is summer warm, the land is quiet. I am walking, feather brained. … Continue reading

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Feathered thoughts.

In the sky a dark hole, the shape of a raven. On the beach, earth, air and water combined. On a rock, a fragile feather caught in seaweed. In the garden, true jewels on fennel flowers. Water. If you find … Continue reading

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Playing with Cat Toys in Sunshine.

Cat Walk is released in September and copies can be ordered in advance, signed from Solva Woollen Mill, both book and calendar ( might have to email them for the calendar though). Meanwhile a few weeks ago the cats were … Continue reading

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Howl; or, learning the shape of a wolf.

I drove. It was a long way, but not far off the motorway I came to  a place of tall trees. A small village. I couldn’t follow the satnav and so I stopped the van and asked some people out … Continue reading

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Exciting Adventures with small bears.

“Mary”, I said, “I’m tired.” “Me too,” said Mary. “It was fun though.” “Yes.  What an adventure. Hard to think where to begin. So many exciting things.” “Start at the beginning,” said Mary. “Ok. Well, I was scared of flying, … Continue reading

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Kelpies

A Kelpie is a Scottish water horse. Should you ever meet one do not be tempted to climb onto its back to ride as it will take you to water and drown you. It is a creature of myth and … Continue reading

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Husband. Father. Royal Assassin.

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Natural History/Art/Pets/Poetry/Fiction/NonFiction/Cats

During a twitter conversation with Foyles Bookstore a couple of days ago I realised one of the reasons it had taken me seven years to find a publisher for Cat Walk was because it is ‘uncategorizable’. Foyles kindly sent me … Continue reading

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Things that fly and the Strawberry Fox.

Mary said, “Why are you collecting feathers?” And I said, “It’s a secret Mary. Something I am working on.” Mary said, “Are people sending you feathers?” And I said, “Yes. Some people are sending me great bunches of feathers and … Continue reading

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