Daily Archives: November 1, 2019

Travels in Afghanistan (6) ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: Over the next few days there was a flood of visitors – uncles, brothers, cousins, friends – coming to welcome Hussain. And, they all wanted to meet the foreigner making me feel like I was … Continue reading

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Doomed ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

“I will stand here, then slowly scoot in and get us tickets. No one will notice.” “Are you kidding me?!” I tried to keep my voice low. Fortunately, it wasn’t difficult to do, muffled as it was already. Doug shrugged, … Continue reading

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The Moment that Teaches ~ Steve Tanham

Most people who venture into the mystical encounter it before too long – that momentary sense of the world dropping away and an intense silence taking centre stage. In that silence is a new perspective which does not belong to … Continue reading

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A Tangled Web ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

‘Oh, what a tangled web we weave When first we practise to deceive!’ The quote from Walter Scott ran around his head. He was trapped in a web of his own making. He had lied, deceived, obfuscated. All in an … Continue reading

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Pieces of Nietzsche by Stuart France

Reblogged from France and Vincent: * NEW EUROPEANS   The desire for Truth. That ‘temptress to risk’. The veracity which all ‘lovers of wisdom’ revere. * What questions this desire calls forth! What weird and wicked queries! * Such an … Continue reading

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Web ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

Mr. Stevens said his goodbyes and left me alone in the ancient manor house. This would be my first night in my ancestral home, and, unfortunately, I’d be spending it alone since Margret was stuck in New York for at … Continue reading

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November?

November… all long, dark nights and frozen days. Or, if you are in my son’s garden, all light and colour. Even clouds of midges over the pond… It is not exactly what you would expect for this time of year, … Continue reading

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Hallway ~ Michele Jones #writephoto

“Dona mihi transitum scholae.” The nausea, the spinning, the stomachache. Emme landed with a thud and fell hard. She worked to calm her stomach and the nausea and took deep breaths. It took a few seconds, but she managed it. … Continue reading

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Cold #midnighthaiku

* November dawns cold Pale frost brings its own beauty Stubborn leaves cling fast *

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