Daily Archives: October 26, 2017

Ebb – Reena Saxena #writephoto

  Ebbing tides reveal what lies beneath disguised, ignored and helps it face the world with its original force. Withdrawal does not shock anymore as I come to terms with the real face life has to show. Continue reading: Ebb … Continue reading

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Guest author: Victoria Zigler – The Degu Books

I love all animals – especially dogs, cats, horses, and rodents – But my absolute favourite animal is a lion.  There’s just something about the majestic big cats that appeals to me. As much as I’d love to have a … Continue reading

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An Arthur for Elizabeth? – The Silent Eye

Philip Sidney was born, in 1554, into prosperity and with connections. He was the eldest son of Sir Henry Sidney and Lady Mary Dudley – making him a relative of the 1st Duke of Northumberland and the 1st Earl of … Continue reading

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#WritePhoto – Ebb

Originally posted on But I Smile Anyway…:
Sue’s #WritePhoto Prompt this week: I thought I’d continue the adventures of Barbie and Ken! On their quest for a more stimulating intimate life together, Barbie and Ken were trying to act out…

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Thursday photo prompt – Ebb – #writephoto

Every Thursday at noon GMT, I publish one of my photos as a writing prompt. If you know where the photo was taken, please keep the location to yourself until the prompt has closed. Throughout the week I will feature … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Spur – #writephoto

The photo for this week’s prompt was taken in the Jersey Arms, Stoney Middleton, not too far from my home. The cruel shadow caught my eye, both as an image and as a commentary on Man’s relationship with the creatures … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Older than time…

Imagine standing  in the presence of a living being at whose feet Pontius Pilate played as a child. Local legend says that Pilate was born at Fortingall when his father visited the Roman Legions in the north. Imagine standing in … Continue reading

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Fortingall… Stuart France

* A berry long time ago… * * Before Worshippers… * * And Scholars… * * And Monarchs… * * And Warriors… Continue reading: Fortingall… | Stuart France

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Wide-eyed #midnighthaiku

Opening gambit Communicating feeling A first kiss startles

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