Monthly Archives: May 2018

Elusive realities: Robbie Cheadle – The boy with nine lives

On 30 January 2006, my son, Michael, was born. He was a very healthy baby, with a tiny wizen face, just like a little old man. His APGAR score was 10 out of 10 and he didn’t need to go … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Conflagration #writephoto

Originally posted on willowdot21:
This is my entry for Sue Vincent of Daily Echo Thursday Photo Challenge. #writephoto. Rules and Pingback Here Conflagration. As they neared the summit Tom said our goal is just another fifty miles. We should see…

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Jewels in the Claw (6) – Steve Tanham

Continued from Part Five. Sipping the tea, his hands clasp around the warm cup. The gesture reminds him of the way she took her husband’s arm, at the end of that first glimpse of what The Queen had in store for … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Conflagration #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. I usually share something about the place … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up: Turrets #writephoto

* Half veiled by nature Keeping treasures safe within Safe from prying eyes The castle walls enclosing What the ego seeks to hide * The photo for this week’s prompt was taken during a snowy walk with Ani, looking  towards … Continue reading

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Seeing Eden

Would you see Eden in a withered bough? Sunlight in shadows, or flowers bloom in frost? Beauty in sorrow, or gifts in the dark? Ask the Earth and the song of wild water To whisper their secrets. Follow the moon-path … Continue reading

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A Particoloured Earth… Stuart France

* There is no question… These exhibits should be returned to their native soil. * * My mind wanders to the energy expended in excavation and transportation… * Continue reading at Stuart France

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Directions #midnighthaiku

Light casts its shadow Each step a new beginning Each footfall a choice  

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Feather – Leah Bracknell

Reblogged from Leah Bracknell at Something beginning with C: Don’t take away my hope, it isn’t yours to steal Stop right there Drop it! Back away Slowly Keep your hands where I can see them. Don’t take away my hope with … Continue reading

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Death in a Mudflat is out on Friday!

Originally posted on SaylingAway:
After much angsting and gnashing of teeth (good thing I drink milk!), I am please to announce my fourth book in the Rhe Brewster series is available for download on Kindle June 1. Also available in…

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