Seasons

The season is changing. The ospreys from the nests I’ve been following have set off on their long flight to their winter homes in Africa. The house martins finally fledged…

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Wimberry Pie

I’m not good at waiting. When the post arrives I’m there ready to open it straight away. If it’s a parcel then I have to get through the tape and…

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Too Much Noise

How does God speak to you? For me it is in nature or music, or a sudden thought unconnected to what I had been thinking about, or an unexpected vision…

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God’s Love Letter to You

I’ve been studying John 15. The vine. One chapter titled “The discipline of scripture” ended with this short poem by Barbara Parsons talking about the importance of reading the Bible…

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The Spider

During these last six months I have surprised myself. I have watched insects and looked at flowers and other plants more closely than ever before. I allowed a beautiful green…

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What I have learnt.

Someone on Facebook asked can you name one good thing to come out of self-isolation, lock down and shielding? There were lots of positive answers I’m pleased to say.This is…

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What are wasps for?

There was a post on the Self-Isolating Bird Club Facebook page which asked the question “What are wasps for?” It’s a question I have asked myself along with “What are…

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Ants and Aphids

Here in Hightown we have always been plagued with ants each summer. The good thing is that they have realised that they are not welcome in the house and for…

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