Monthly Archives: January 2015

The mole…

I’m pumped up on steroids and antibiotics, At least, just for once they don’t think I’m neurotic, But do we have answers? Oh no, we do not, They haven’t the foggiest clue what I’ve got. My blood pressure’s fine, they … Continue reading

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This little rose was in bloom mid January in Scotland, its fragile petals warm against the stone of an old church by the seashore.

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Chilling in winter White winds on distant mountains Why fret for summer? Ronovan’s Haiku Challenge

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Snow? What snow?… 1497 miles of heaven…

I didn’t see the dawn this morning, though I was woken with coffee at half past five as Monday morning heralded the return to the necessity of normality. The hills were still no more than dark shapes against the skyline … Continue reading

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Frozen sunshine caught A moment out of season Spellbound in crystal

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Wood devouring stone Ancient permanence swallowed By impermanence

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Bright Apollo shines The path of the labyrinth Illuminated

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First awakening When the shadows are banished The heart bleeds beauty

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Chasing shadows

The itchy footed hobbit (no, they are not hairy) got in the car and set off on a mission. It wasn’t so much ‘if you choose to accept it’ .. more a biting off the hand of opportunity…the morning had … Continue reading

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