Daily Archives: September 10, 2016

The risks inherent in trade from Tallis Steelyard:

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: It’s some time ago now, but there was a fashion for drinking the rare black lichen. I say drinking because they used to dry it over open fires, grind it fine and mix it in almost … Continue reading

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The Loneliness of the Crumbling Keep

Originally posted on writing in north norfolk:
This broken building of flint and stone Was once a sturdy keep; Now the hill on which it stands is overgrown And grazed by sheep. No coat of arms to greet a visitor,…

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Broken #WritePhoto

Originally posted on vanbytheriver:
Stone, brick, concrete Elements durable Forged sturdy Crumbling still Patterns repeated Exposing a foundation Of questionable strength. https://scvincent.com/2016/09/08/thursday-photo-prompt-broken-writephoto/ Comments Closed. Stepping away for a few days. See you next week. Van

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Raw penguins and curried sons

From the archives: “Just posting the magpies…” “I thought you’d got stuck..” “I’ll let you see the magpie if it comes out okay” “Cool. Remember – fast shutter equals sharp penguins!” “Sadly a lot of the penguins are so far … Continue reading

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Turning

From the archives: Snowflakes of memory fall Kissing the gentle night, Melting on my skin In the moonlight. I remember winter, Sunlight on frozen hills When I sought summer In the pale eyes of spring, And found the gold of … Continue reading

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Michaelmas #midnighthaiku

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