The Cold Moon

This month’s full moon was on 8th December and is known as the Cold Moon a Mohawk name that conveys the frigid conditions of this time of year, when cold weather truly begins to grip us – definitely true this year when even our temperatures dipped to zero degrees.  It is also called Long Nights…

Wolf Moon

I popped outside on Sunday evening to capture the pink sky, but by the time I reached the garden gate it had pretty much disappeared, and though the sunset was quite dramatic in the south-west, my attention was drawn to the north and the full moon. Seeing this crow on my neighbour’s rooftop I couldn’t…

Once in a Blue Moon

We had a full Moon on Thursday, October 1st, which was the Harvest Moon, and again on Saturday, October 31st (a rare Halloween Moon). Because October had two full moons scheduled, the latter full moon is dubbed as the blue moon. And in case you were wondering it doesn’t actually look blue.

the night of the storm cat

The storm cat arrived last night yowling over the roof tops, hissing on my skylights as I tried to sleep below. He rattled the chimney flue and prowled stealthily over the tiles, unsheathed claws scratching, fishy breath blowing through every nook and crevice. He swished his tail back and forth, back and forth, as I…