Nature Art Therapy

Elise, my special needs student leads the way - she knows the path well now, jumping over boulders and large roots. Children are natural explorers We walk slowly observing and listening. We climb the rocks and jump over driftwood and experiment with sticks, rocks, pinecones and the frost. We say thank you for all the [...]

A Mothers Love

Gazing beyond the lake into the distance, I thought of my daughter so far, far away...and yet I felt her close, my little earth child. I could feel her spirit with me, in the Autumn wind, in the gentleness of the lapping water; a familiar rhythm. When she left for Scotland, our homeland, I never [...]


I love our Oceans and love Turtles (especially Painted Turtles) and to celebrate WORLD OCEANS DAY I would like to gift you a FREE E Book " Nika and the Painted Turtle" The painted turtles live in the wetlands and they need protecting too! Here is the link to your FREE COPY Watch a short excerpt [...]


Good Morning beautiful people... It gives me great pleasure to share with you a little gift - a small thank you for your love and support. I hope the 2017 Nature Art Calendar will inspire you and your students, family and friends to get creative in nature throughout the year. Just click on the link below to [...]

Patches of God-light

“Any patch of sunlight in a wood will show you something about the sun which you could never get from reading books on astronomy. These pure and spontaneous pleasures are ‘patches of God-light’ in the woods of our experience.” ― C.S. Lewis     Time in nature feeds my soul The music and poetry of [...]

Love is the Beauty of the Soul

"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul"-- Saint Augustin I absolutely adore St Augustin's quote - there is nothing more beautiful for the soul than sharing this love of life with children and adults. Today my little companions and I escaped the noise and bustle of the city [...]

How to rekindle a relationship with nature in the city

‘For a new generation, nature is more abstraction than reality. Increasingly, nature is something to watch, to consume, to wear – to ignore.’ – Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods The Children and Nature Network invited me to take the Vitamin N challenge as one of the challenge bloggers and social networkers to help [...]

Happy Fathers Day

My father gifted my brothers and I a lifetime of treasured memories immersed in nature. He taught me how to hunt for agates and discover the magic- hidden in a chrysalis. He shared with me the names of trees and which ones were best to climb. He instilled in me, a deep love and repsect for the [...]

We can smile and blossom like a flower

Grateful to be gifted this brand new day - a miracle. Grateful for the bird song, the perfumed flowers and your love.   Today, take a deep breath in and slowly release a smile. Because of your smile, you make life more beautiful.   “If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile and blossom like [...]

Love Unites Us

I wished to convey in my painting the need to share our love - to cradle with gentleness and purity. When we hug someone, we envelope them with our love - in this embracement, peace and joy are shared. A hug makes us feel protected and loved and this touching gesture does wonders for our [...]