Daily Archives: May 12, 2016

Grandmother’s chest – #writephoto

Originally posted on Becoming Roots:
See Sue Vincent’s Thursday photo prompt for instructions The dust of hopes and longings lie tightly sealed within its vault. Were they realized? Or did they dissolve, warping the edges before escaping to colour those who followed…

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Thursday photo prompt – The Chest… #writephoto

This week’s photo prompt is a battered, iron-bound chest…rusted and corroded with age… Where did it come from? What does it hold…why does it need three keys to unlock its secrets…and where are they now? You can find all last … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – The Tower… #writephoto

Thank you to everyone who shared their stories, photos and poems exploring the mystery of The Tower.  The photograph was taken at St Andrews in Scotland last year of the ruined West Front of the great medieval cathedral. I have … Continue reading

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History and Mystery on Caldey Island – Part One

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
The Tree of Life Window on Caldey Island ? History and Mystery on Caldey Island – Part One Caldey Island lies a half hour boat ride from the beautiful Pembrokeshire resort of Tenby. Tenby…

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Where were we? Bluebells and lions

With one friend on his way to London, we returned to the village to begin the catching up. Considering we hadn’t seen each other for two years, we managed to get a surprisingly early night, which was just as well, … Continue reading

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Where were we? ‘Midsomer’ in spring…

“May I help you?” The stern voice sounded more ominous than helpful, slicing the serene silence of the old church. The warden towered over the suspicious individual who was pulling up the heavy iron grate at the base of the … Continue reading

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Perfection #midnighthaiku

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