Wyld Words- Rockpools

Hello Wyld Souls, For the last few months I have been running an online nature-based poetry circle called Wyld Words. For each session we write individually and as a group based on a nature being or ecosystem, it has been a magical journey so far as we voyaged through moss and rockpools. Some beautiful poemsContinue reading “Wyld Words- Rockpools”

Guided Nature Meditation Demo

After an empowering, meditative experience in a river on Bodmin Moor I felt moved to try my hand at writing a guided meditation based on those moments. Afterwards I sat on the banks of the river and read through the scrawls in my notebook to create this offering. This is something very new and differentContinue reading “Guided Nature Meditation Demo”

A Weed’s Farewell

For those who dwell where they are not appreciated. May you find your place to bloom. Bolted, like a plant too eager to bloom Now stretched out, gone to seed and Full of the bitterness of pressure And changeable weather. Hack me back to my roots Take the seeds of potential Which I have quietlyContinue reading “A Weed’s Farewell”

Wild Woman of the Trees

Another tree inspired poem. This poem was birthed at the first meeting of the Red Writing Circle, an outdoor poetry circle for folk who identify as women. This project is being run with the lovely Poppy Jones – a fabulous poet and champion for women’s voices in poetry. The prompt was to find a spaceContinue reading “Wild Woman of the Trees”

In the Arms of the Evergreen (Poem)

Today I found a beautiful evergreen tree, curled up onto one of it’s branches and listened to the rain, this poem came to me. I hope that you enjoy this love letter to the wise watchers, those trees that just make you gape in awe at their timelessness. Here is a recording from the branchesContinue reading “In the Arms of the Evergreen (Poem)”

Poem: Ebb & Flow

Written after a snorkelling expedition off Plymouth Hoe where I discovered a beautiful little nook where some tiny Pollack fry were floating in a bed of lush, green algae! It was so beautiful and so peaceful to just float and observe this tiny microcosm of life! Being underwater is such a nourishing and connecting spaceContinue reading “Poem: Ebb & Flow”

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 – Thank you!

Hello there wyldings, I would like to thank you from the bottom of my heart for the support, engagement and warm words that arose from my offering for Mental Health Awareness Week 2021. For me, so many poignant moments of healing and growth took place outside, surrounded by life and the elements that I feltContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 – Thank you!”

The SeaWyld Manifesto

I wish for all the projects and energies of SeaWyld have the power to: Rekindle human connection with the natural world. Promote sustainability, conservation and stewardship for local and global wild spaces Use nature connection as a tool to improve mental health, well being and resilience. Combine art, music and the outdoors as channels for reconnecting to self, others and the naturalContinue reading “The SeaWyld Manifesto”

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

This coming week is the Mental Health Foundation’s ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’ and ‘nature’ has been chosen as their theme for 2021. An incredible body of research is growing around the benefits of nature on mental health, wellbeing and physical health. Don’t you feel the lift in your spirits when you feel the sun onContinue reading “Mental Health Awareness Week 2021”

Creativity Inspired by Nature

I am drawn to nature for inspiration for my art, poetry, fiction writing and music. From waking up from a nap in the roots of a beech tree with new song lyrics in my head to the beauty of the living reef on an old shipwreck. Nature has been the inspiration for creative souls sinceContinue reading “Creativity Inspired by Nature”