Daily Archives: July 27, 2017


Fragile floral lace Blushing with the hues of dawn Delicate romance Memories of yesteryear Scatter faded confetti There is something about hydrangeas that always trigger memories of childhood. Each cluster of flowers is a fairy bouquet that carries the past … Continue reading

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Guest writer: Jennie Fitzkee – The Spider Story

“Oh, Sue. I need to tell you “The Spider Story”, one of the ‘Jennie Stories’ for my preschoolers. All true. That’s why children are glued when I say, “It happened like this.” The spider one beats them all, ” wrote … Continue reading

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Sails – #writephoto

Originally posted on Trent's World (the Blog):
Photo by Sue Vincent So I am now up to part six of the story and there is no end in sight.  All of these are written to Sue’s #writephoto prompts.  Here…

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Bright in the dark: endeavour and the lighthouse (3) – Steve Tanham

Something had happened when we decided to approach the strange village by walking along the beach and coming to it via the old but grand harbour, with its mighty blocks and sea-gates. It was only later that we realised that … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Sails – #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt. Throughout the week I will feature a number of the responses here on the Daily Echo as space allows. Every week, a full round-up of … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Mask #writephoto

The photo for this week’s prompt is of the enigmatic Mister Fox…and for those who thought they had seen the image…or something similar before, it features on the cover of Mister Fox and the Demon Dogs, the second of the … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Expressions

I couldn’t leave the cathedral at St Asaph’s without mentioning the artwork. Many ecclesiastical buildings are home to arts and crafts, with interpretations and symbols built into their very fabric. Stained glass, carved wood and stone, marble and mosaics… these … Continue reading

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Growth #midnighthaiku

Bare and twisted limbs Beaten by wind and weather Tell their own story Accustomed to ease Pampered petals fall from grace Beneath stormy skies Nature when nurtured Permitted to be itself Grows into beauty

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