Lions on the beach

Reeling into the wind, staggering along the beachlike ancient mariners tossed onto a distant shore,our progress erratic as storm tossed debris.As dark squalls spin across the horizonheads withdraw, sheltering in gore-tex carapaces.Eyes narrowed by reflected diamond lightsalt stinging tears funnell down furrowed cheeks.Cries of wonder are carried beyond the wind,Lions on the beach!Maroon manes tangled […]

All the birds of the air

Considering that birds are an integral part daily life at Ardivachar they rarely feature in my accounts of island life. After a lifetime of watching birds the fascination has not faded but I prefer to watch rather than be distracted by trying to capture their magic with a camera. They rarely inspire my literary muse […]