Daily Archives: December 22, 2016

A golden gift – Being there

“I dream of light-flowers erupting from hilltops…” ‘Don’ from The Initiate (France & Vincent) There are some things you know you have to share, but do not know how or even where to begin. Do you tell only the bald … Continue reading

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The Gingerbread House

The big house in my village is Waddesdon Manor, a magnificent  French chateau nestled in the fields of Buckinghamshire, built for Baron Ferdinand de Rotschild in the 1890s. The Manor and its contents were gifted to the National Trust in … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Fog– #writephoto

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
Cue Thursday! Here is Sue’s prompt this week. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/3193846/posts/1270179750 Every year they came close. Reaching out, Almost touching…… But not quite. Under cover of Fog Shielded from The Keeper Who does not see. This year, they…

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Guest writer: Okoto Enigma – a young poet

THE MEMORY OF A BEAUTIFUL SOUL I drown myself in an Ocean of my thoughts. Not to awaken my demons; But, rather, to kill it, and Hope it takes me with it But it can’t die; Neither can I. You … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Fog– #writephoto

If anyone is at a loose end amid the celebrations… Use the image below to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 28th December and link back … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round up – Christmas Present – #writephoto

The prompt photo this week is fairly obvious…and so too is the Dickensian reference. It seemed appropriate 🙂 What may not be so obvious though is that this is not a picture of a gift on a tree, but an … Continue reading

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The Art of Spirit Capture – Geoff Le Pard #writephoto

Extraordinary things happen in ordinary places. If you take the B2402 out of Maplecroft on the old Dover road and follow it for nearly a mile you’ll see a battered sign. ‘Hoskins’ it says, still readable through the rust and … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – Quandry

Dear Santa, she’s loopy. We both know that’s true. But as she’s my two-legs… Well, what can I do? Outside it is rainy It hasn’t snowed yet, And she sings of sleigh-bells… Should I call the vet? She’s singing of … Continue reading

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Sky-Saw IV… Stuart France

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Hope #midnighthaiku

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