Daily Archives: April 17, 2016

The Echo from the acorn

These pages may be no mighty oak, but the rest of the quote seems to fit. I mentioned this morning the sad, slow beginnings of this blog, with its whole six views in its first year. The blog has grown … Continue reading

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Dry Thorns from rivrvlogr #writephoto

From Ken at Rivrvlogr in response to the photo prompt: Fade to black and a starless sky My heart just as dark Roses now dry, uninviting to any hand or heart… Please visit rivrvlogr to read the rest of the … Continue reading

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21 Reasons why English is Hard to Learn… from Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Reblogged from Chris the Story Reading Ape…. Have you ever stopped to consider how amazing the reading process is, that allows us to process whole sentences before we consciously read them, making sense of what could be nonsense…? Which is … Continue reading

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7 recycling tips for bloggers – make the most of your writing

There are still posts on my blog from the very earliest days of its existence, when no-one read a thing I had written, no-one even knew it was there and, to be fair,  there really wasn’t anything worth reading.  I … Continue reading

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What’s that flower you have on? from Marilyn Armstrong #writephoto

For Marilyn at Serendipity, this week’s photo prompt brought back a musical memory: Delta Dawn, what’s that flower you have on Could it be a faded rose from days gone by? And did I hear you say he was a-meeting … Continue reading

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The soul in the oven

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
If ‘like is like a box of chocolates’, then people could be said to be fruitcakes. For once, I am not using a literary colloquialism to cast aspersions upon the relative sanity of mankind.…

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Campion #midnighthaiku

The first of the campions are already in flower. This photograph was taken last spring in the odd light that preceded an evening storm. The world was touched with gold, yet the roiling clouds added an unnatural depth to the … Continue reading

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