Daily Archives: August 24, 2017

Gratitude – Reena Saxena #writephoto

those green shoots of hope emerging from parched soil nature’s awesomeness eggs delivering life I bow with gratitude do we ever know the source of our sustenance hydrating showers? true love rains incessantly to help retain sanity Continue reading: Gratitude … Continue reading

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The Three Limbs of Mann – Steve Tanham

A commercial example of the use of the IOM’s symbol, author’s photo We have just returned from a long weekend on the Isle of Man. It is one of our favourite destinations, although it shares much of the wet climate … Continue reading

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Cracked – #writephoto | Trent P. McDonald

We hadn’t been walking for long before I realized that the land around us was drying out.  There were dead or dying plants and no signs of insects or other animal life.  There was a cracked crust on the ground, … Continue reading

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One stands just so. – Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Tallis Steelyard: Let us not beat about the bush. There are people whom you feel obliged to rescue from the results of their own ill-judged actions. In all candour they may be an idiot, but in some unquantifiable … Continue reading

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Cracked #writephoto

First in this week…

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Thursday photo prompt – Cracked #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 – Wisp #writephoto

The photo for this week’s prompt was taken on the moors above Ilkley at dawn, during one of the Silent Eye weekend workshops. The September events always fall around my birthday and some of us had taken a very long … Continue reading

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Red letter day?

As the local supermarket has seen fit to start selling Christmas stuff already and someone-who-shall-remain-nameless has graciously shared the latest virulent bug with me, I thought I could do worse than to update a letter written in August three years … Continue reading

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Disdain #midnighthaiku

Supreme confidence Manifest indifference Wholly self possessed

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