Daily Archives: October 19, 2017

My Dad’s a Goldfish – Don’t ask, don’t get – by Mary Smith

A must-read article from Mary Smith, for anyone caring for a family member with ill health or disability, particularly in the UK… It is truly astonishing the amount of equipment required to allow someone to continue living in their own … Continue reading

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My Lady Solitude – Steve Tanham

Reblogged from Sun in Gemini: When Winter’s call Strips bare the wood When Summer’s kiss Is but a brood Upon your heart I will intrude My lady solitude Continue reading: My Lady Solitude – Sun in Gemini

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Thursday photo prompt – Spur – #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 – Tower – #writephoto

The photo for this week’s prompt was taken at Rivington, in Lancashire. The tower is the Pigeon Tower, part of an extensive and eccentric Edwardian landscape laid out by Lord Leverhulme. The top floor of the tower was once used … Continue reading

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An Imperious Impulse: Coyote Tales

“Couldn’t you make me into a Bull?” asked Coyote.  In a time before Man walked the Earth, the Great Spirit breathed life into the land. Coyote was the First. Playful, subversive, curious and sometimes comical, he and his fellow creatures … Continue reading

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Names Matter… Stuart France

* …The weather is being unkind again. There are other reasons this time, however, for our sense of anticipation for the first of the Glastonbury talks being perhaps less enthusiastic than it might be. The intrusion of Christmas left little … Continue reading

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Sleeping #midnighthaiku

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