Daily Archives: November 8, 2019

Roberta Eaton interviews Daniel Kemp and reviews his book, The Desolate Garden

Reblogged from Roberta Writes: What Amazon says about The Desolate Garden by Daniel Kemp After Harry Paterson is summoned to London following his father’s murder, he finds out that the late Lord Elliot Paterson had discovered hidden information dated all … Continue reading

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Glow ~ Di #writephoto

The chill of the snow on the hill Doesn’t detract from the warmth of the skies, The purple and pink hues Herald the approaching sunrise. Continue reading at pensitivity101

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Cartographically challenged ~ Tallis Steelyard (aka Jim Webster) on tour with THREE new books…

People will remember that I do sometimes lecture at the University here in Port Naain, and over the years I must have taught numerous young people. Perhaps I ought to merely say that they were exposed to my wit and … Continue reading

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Glow ~ Honoré Dupuis #writephoto

“He said he would come this morning, so have no worries!” “Without him we are lost, we won’t ever go back home…” “Just watch the light, soon you will see him, coming down from the top of that hill!” The … Continue reading

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Sally’s Cafe and Bookstore – New Book on the Shelves – A-Z of Dumfries: Places – People – History by Mary Smith and Photographs by Keith Kirk

Originally posted on Smorgasbord Blog Magazine:
Delighted to showcase the latest local history book from Mary Smith with photographer Keith Kirk, which is on Pre-Order until November 15th. The A-Z of Dumfries: Places – People – History. About the book…

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Wen’s World…

* …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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It’s Beautiful ~ Jim Sponseller #writephoto

“Daddy. I’m cold. Why are we out here in the dark anyway?”, said my daughter, shivering slightly. “You will see soon, pumpkin. Here, drink some hot chocolate and pull that blanket around your neck more.”, I replied. I had waken … Continue reading

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Living Lore: The Black Dog of Yapton with Bryony Voller

Bryony contacted me to share a story about the legendary beast that haunts the streets of the aptly named Yapton in West Sussex. The Black Dog was known to roam the village and the inhabitants left their doors open so … Continue reading

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Glow ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

“Ouch! Damn…” I could feel the warm glow on my cheek where the twig had slapped me. I rubbed it. Was I going to get a welt? Wiping away that unbidden tear – I was sure it was from the … Continue reading

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Warm #midnighthaiku

* Bare limbs bear strange fruit Glowing bright against the chill Warming autumn’s heart *  

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