2022nd heart

I couldn’t leave the green one out, there’s a pair that swoop across the field near the house.

2021st heart

We’ve been hearing and seeing both the green woodpecker and the great spotted woodpecker in the trees near the house. Such a great noise.

812th heart

I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being. – Hafiz

677th heart

I may not always be with you. But when we’re apart. Remember you will be with me, Right inside my heart. – Marc Wambolt

676th heart

The north wind doth blow, And we shall have snow, And what will poor Robin do then? Poor thing. He’ll sit in a barn, And keep himself warm, And hide his head under his wing, Poor thing.

507th heart

The woods would be quiet if no bird sang but the bird who sang first. – Henry Van Dyke

431st heart

Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy. – Thich Nhat Hanh This owl is in book 1 – 366Hearts books great for happy little presents. ONE A DAY CHRISTMAS SPECIALS 25 days of lovely surprises. If like me, you love the excitement…

203rd heart

Always be on the look out for the presence of wonder. – E. B. White.   I can really remember the inspiration for this one. It was one of those beautiful late summer days. I was sitting in the garden, well, field, at the farm house. I know… the one that was too cold, rat…

Pheasantries: a lino cutting story

Here’s something a little different from my hearts. Over the last few years I’ve started linocutting, I love it, it suits my textiles background as to me it’s about colour and pattern. I’m based at The Maws in Shropshire. I’ve had this idea in my head for a while ‘Pheasantries’ a couple of pheasants tipping…

7th heart

Make it your habit not to be critical about small things. – Edward Everett Hale