The Precious Leafy Pathway

The winding pathway reveals the passage of time with aplomb Portraying nature’s cycles on its paved and pitted surface Each season’s portrait depicted in perfect detail None so priceless as the pathway in pure gold leaf. Autumn rainfall pours into potholes of impure puddles The plip, the plop, the splatter and the pattering of rain […]

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Life’s Leafy Pathway

A pathway of autumnal glow When Nature bows her head for rest While trees prepare for season’s flow Like rust upon what summer blessed. The morning dew drops hang like gems As chill winds cause crisp leaves to fall Such a welcome the pathway lends To all the people one and all. Who can resist […]

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Christmas Tree

The following poem is in the Haiku form of poetry: Christmas Tree. Pretty lights twinkle Among branches filled with love As we gather round.   (C). Dean Parsons. 2017.  

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Pretty in Pink

As I’ve described in earlier Blog posts this year, Spring appeared with a burst of golden yellows in our cottage garden; the Forsythia and Daffodils and these were followed by the white blossom of the Japanese Shirota and Cherry Trees; the latter offering a subtlety of the palest pink, upon closer inspection. Now, the advent […]

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Green Friends

Sadly, a very dear friend of ours passed away this week, following her battle with an illness in the Leukaemia branch of Cancer.  She was very special to my Partner and I and so this has been a difficult week for us.  One thing that has helped, is to get outside to enjoy the restful qualities […]

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Blooming Therapy

You’ll find a post on this Blog, entitled ‘Our Garden in 2015’.  That offers a summary of the work we did on our garden last year.  Now, I’m going to make regular posts to chart our progress in 2016; this being the first. Today is an overcast day, here in Suffolk; the east of England.  […]

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Our Garden in 2015

I live with a chronic illness, so to keep myself relatively fit but without having to endure the stress of heavy exercise, I enjoy working in our garden.  In 2015, I made quite a bit of progress.  We live in a nice little country cottage and we have a small cottage garden and so it is […]

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