Daily Archives: February 29, 2016

The Leap Day Door

Another one for the photo prompt, this time from Hugh…

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I Am There – Richard Ankers

Underlined and underwritten Each one does as he is bidden Fighting armies, slaying foes That’s how the lives of heroes go Without a chance to see a dawn Or touch the horn of unicorn…   Reblogged from Richard Ankers To … Continue reading

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Beyond the door…

For the photo prompt suggested last week, Geoff Le Pard from Tangental gave us this: ‘You have to guess what’s behind it or it won’t open.’ Sally looked smug. George, 2 years younger, asked. ‘Is that right Grandpa?’ ‘Reckon. Been … Continue reading

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The haw is the fruit of the hawthorn tree. The name comes from the Old English word for hedge and the thorn is an integral part of our hedgerows still today, making an impenetrable and thorny barrier to keep livestock … Continue reading

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