Monthly Archives: April 2015


Wild exuberance In our manicured gardens Loveliness untamed

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Heather – Cee’s photo challenge

Tall the cliffs of stone That mark the entry to my heart’s domain, Wild and empty in its vastness The solitude of living earth. The wind lifts the heart And bears it through the storm To where the lichen crusted … Continue reading

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Ronovan’s haiku challenge

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River of the Sun – in flood

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
Okay… I cried. Possibly more than once over the weekend… it was a few days filled with laughter, learning and the kind of beauty that transcends any words we might try and use to…

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Nepal Earthquake Appeal

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Back to Bedlam

So… I’m back… temporarily, as I have another long drive tomorrow. The weekend workshop was wonderful… I have so many stories to share… the Beast and I are reunited and she is sleeping peacefully at my feet… But I was … Continue reading

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Sparrow – Cee’s photo challenge

One of the most joyousl moments I remember, both for what we saw, how we felt and how they appeared to feel, was an encounter with a small colony of sparrows. We had chosen the only vacant table in the … Continue reading

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Though love lies sleeping Like a rose in the summer It wakes at a touch

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A very English Church – Cee’s photo challenge

We stumbled on the little village church on the day of a well dressing, when the well-head is decorated with scenes made of flower petals and is blessed for the coming year.  Each village chooses a particular theme, this parish … Continue reading

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