Daily Archives: May 10, 2016

“Hugh’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Week 25 – “Music”

Last year we were invited to attend a rather unusual wedding. Both Bride and Groom are Foxes… and we were asked to come along with the cameras to record a private performance by Mister Fox, where the newly married couple … Continue reading

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Originally posted on The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap:
I’m thrilled that my soon to be released book, The Seven Year Dress, is in the final stages. I received the cover design today and wanted to share it. And also to…

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#WritePhoto – A Glimpse of Ambeth from Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: The ground began to rise beneath them, their horses’ hooves thundering as they entered the pass leading towards Etras’ stronghold, a castle set high among the crags. Pointed towers of grey stone rose above a … Continue reading

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Seeing the sacred

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
A recent trip to the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford brought us face to face with history, covering many centuries and many cultures. One of the things that struck me was the quantity of objects…

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Mister Fox in Holmfirth

Flames light the night and the beat of the drum calls… Guardians await the coming of the Silver Fox… Foxes prowl the night… …and the revellers become aware… and they follow. Music fills the night… Trees blossom with fireflowers… and … Continue reading

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…and breathe…

It wasn’t until I went to thank the young lady behind the counter that I realised. She tried valiantly not to giggle. My son, a little later, had no such qualms and laughed out loud. The ‘thank you’ had come … Continue reading

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The Tower… #writephoto by Ritu Bhathal

Reblogged from But I Smile Anyway: “Help!” A cry rang out through the air, across the surrounding fields. Wilfred looked up from his work. He had been ploughing this particular area for the last few hours and he could have … Continue reading

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Contradictions #midnighthaiku

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