Credits

1. Dreams (LS), View of Heasley Mill, North Devon, UK; © author 03.02.2022; 2. The Bullfinch (EQ, BW) © express.co.uk; 3. Blue Skies in Tuscany (BS) © lovefromtuscany.com; 4. Time (EQ) © breatherdreamgo.com; 5. Swifts (EQ, BW) © suffolkbirdgroup.org; 6. Bumblebees (EQ) © woodlands.co.uk; 7. Dragonfly (EQ) © pinterest.com; 8. Prisoner of her Genes (FF) © author, Samantha the cat, c. 1999; 9. The Riddle of the Silken Cat (FF) © Bristol.ac.uk; 10. Have you Fed the Cat Yet? (FF) © agepfotostock.com; 11. Are you a Cat? (FF) © Ian Livesey Flickr; 12. The Cat (FF) © changeiscollective.org; 13. Strawberry Days (FF, LS) ©gardenersdream.co.uk; 14. Fat Wood Pigeons (EQ, BW) © Pawel Wiecek; 15. The Known Bird (Lament for a black songster) (BW) ©Irelandswildlife.com; 16. Wandering Albatross (BW) © antarctica.gov.au; 17. Six White Swans (BW) ©author, Utting, Lake of Ammersee, Bavaria 12.07.2001; 18. Wales (BS) © cntraveler.com; 19. The Beachcomber © author, Nicola Loxdale at Saunton Beach, North Devon, 15.11.2021; 20. The Jogger (BS), photo from www, pre-2017; 21. Commuting Angel (BS) © Matej Kastelic; 22. Across This Land (BS), photo of Tiverton Eastern Urban Extension, phase 1, © Devon County Council; 23. The View from Cades Bay (ND) © tripadvisor.com; 24. Lovers’ Beach (ND) © fodors.com; 25. Rhyme and Reason (ND), St. Kitts view across the Narrows from Lovers Beach, Nevis, © phoide.com; 26. The Blue Mermaid (ND) © northern-scot.co.uk; 27. Sea Shells (ND) ©spendlifetraveling.com; 28. What happened to the Clarendon? (ND) © flickr.com; 29. Coots on the Saale (JP) ©author, c. 2009, Saale River in summer, Jena, Thuringia, Germany; 30. The Zigzag Mountain (JP) ©author, c. 2009, Jenzig in winter, Jena, Thuringia, Germany; 31. The Word ©author, c. 2009, statue of prince elector Johann Friedrich I of Saxony (1503-54) in Markplatz, Jena, Thuringia, Germany; 32. The Pink Azalea (JP) ©fineartamerica.com; 33. Lady’s Slippers (JP) ©author, c. 2009, Thuringia, Germany; 34. Deadly Game (JP) © theguardian.com; 35. She smiled (JP) © focusedcollection.com (cropped); 36. Land of our Birth (JP) © climate.nasa.gov; 37. Love and the Sea (LS) © www, pre-2017; 38. Stress (LS) ©cambridgemaths.org; 39. Butterfly Princess (LS) ©dreamstime.com; 40. The Pygmy Shrew (LS) © assyntwildlife.org.uk; 41. Spider’s Feast (LS) © uksafari.com; 42. Bird of Paradise (BP) © original painting by Laura Swale used as front cover image on Bird of Paradise poetry book, 2011, Brambleby Books Ltd., UK; 43. Bats in Batford (BP) © theguardian.com; 44. Language (BP) © theelephant.info;  45. Sonnet for my Love (BP) ©author, photo of Nicola Loxdale, Heasley Mill, North Devon, 17.11.2021; 46. The Moth (BP) ©reddit.com; 47. Revenge on the Ash Tree (BP) ©author, Heasley Mill, North Devon, 06.12.2021; 48 – 53. The Elephant, The Tiger, The Warty Newt, The Leopard Slug, Weed Fancier & Selfish as a Shellfish; original line drawings by Rita Mühlbauer of Munich, published in Zoooo poetry book for children 2012, © Brambleby Books Ltd., UK; 54. Red Tulips (RT), © original painting by Isla Woiwod used as front cover for Red Tulips poetry book, 2017, Brambleby Books Ltd., UK. 55. Waves at Peaceful Bay (RT) © newscientist.com; 56. Reflections of Phyllis (RT) © author; photograph taken by Hugh’s father, John D. Loxdale of his then new wife, Phyllis M. Loxdale, née Duke, probably along the South Devon coast, c. 1946.