Daily Archives: November 21, 2019

Afghan adventures #9 ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: One night, only minutes after I’d turned off my lamp, the usual silence was shattered by the sound of firing. This wasn’t the normal reminder from Hisb-i-Islami on their mountain, to which we had long … Continue reading

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The Perfect Spot ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

It was her perfect spot. She had to be patient, let the sun come round to the right place so that it shined right through the branches. Then ‘click’, she would snap the picture. The light was always just right, … Continue reading

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Guest author: Robbie Cheadle ~ Charlotte Brontë

Background Charlotte was the third and middle daughter born to Patrick and Maria Branwell Brontë. She had two older sisters, Maria and Elizabeth, who both died as children from tuberculosis, and two younger sisters, Emily and Anne. She also had … Continue reading

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Divide and be Conquered ~ Steve Tanham

It’s a funny thing, division – its principles apply to many aspects of our lives. We can cut something up, but its original ‘wholeness’ persists in ways we may never have considered. Wholeness as a concept is worth some thought. … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Positive Side Of The Coin:
Picture by Sue Vincent To enjoy the landscape divine, Come here in winter,Forest and mountains, Trees, and snow, All light up with sun light.My feet are freezing, Frozen in cold I still…

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Thursday photo prompt: Light #writephoto

Welcome to this week’s writephoto prompt. You can find all last week’s entries in the weekly round-up, which was published earlier today. Use the image below as inspiration to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up: Glass #writephoto

* Beauty’s siren-song Filling the soul with wonder A home for the heart Reflected serenity Defying the changing tides *  The photo for this week’s prompt was taken on the Isle of Harris, in the Outer Hebrides earlier this year, … Continue reading

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Notes from a Small Dog: Stuck

I am offended. I was always told it wasn’t nice to laugh at another’s misfortune. ‘Specially when they are s’pposed to be your best friend. I always knew my two-legs needed more training. Anyway, I’ll tell you about it and … Continue reading

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Glass ~ Anita Dawes #writephoto

Am I safe in the arms of Morpheus? Do I lie on soft comforts, my body warm? My mind drifting through a strange theatre of dreams Each story broken with no ending Now I drift beneath the glass lake Continue … Continue reading

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Dog-walking #midnighthaiku

* Sub-zero mornings Fingers freeze as the dog plays Snow would be warmer *

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