There are places which call to me and attract me by an indefinable quality. Sometimes it is a certain type of light that flows over the landscape or a peaceful secludedness, a stillness in the air. It might occur in a forest, on a river bank, on a mound in a field or in my chair at home.
Copper Beech, this one is roughly 150 years of age in Coole Park, Gort, Co Galway
it is known as The Autograph Tree.
Perhaps a junior Stag
I was lucky that he turned to face me
A King Stag, isn't he wonderful ?
A particular ambience arrives when I sit sometimes, it is as though a large unseen pair of wings carries me away into a different state of being and I wander amongst the clouds, seeing a myriad other creatures and beings who inhabit a place where harmony reigns. Thus I return refreshed and knowing…
Coole Park is one of those places, The Beara Peninsula and The Burren are two others although they do not complete my list of special areas.
Perhaps you also have special places that call out to you ?