Daily Archives: November 23, 2017

Bleak #writephoto

Originally posted on Of Glass & Paper:
Bleak ? We walk, hand in hand, to the shore, up to the small promontory, and we see our island: it is cold today, but we don’t feel it. Our bare feet slide…

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She of the Voice – Steve Tanham

“Ra-bi-ya, Ra-bi-ya…” As she surveys the black and white squares of the court before her, the song echoes in her head, a beloved memory of time spent, long ago, with her mother, playing their hiding game among the orange groves … Continue reading

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Heated debate – Tallis Steelyard

It was Harl Bronnen who solved the problem. You see Port Naain can occasionally have a trouble with house fires. How they are tackled depends on the area. If you are in Dilbrook then your household staff rally round, and … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Bleak – #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 it to yourself until the challenge is closed. Throughout the week I will feature as … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up – Haven- #writephoto

Haven * In warmth and welcome Weary travellers seek rest Sheltered from the storm Ancient walls of mellow stone Offering security * Sunset lights the sky A final blaze precedes night Promising the dawn Nature’s assurance of hope Darkness engulfs … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog: The dotted line…

I am an animal. Therefore, I am not sentient… I have no emotions. I do not feel happiness… … joy… … or fear. I have no curiosity, because I am not a sentient being. I have no understanding of the … Continue reading

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Given III… Stuart France

* “The problem with ‘religious art’ is that whenever you start to enthuse about it people put you down as ‘God Squad’.” “And then impose their own conception of ‘God’ on you.” “Which is usually a hideously naive one.” “I’d … Continue reading

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