Daily Archives: November 24, 2019

Funny way to write a book! ~ Jim Webster

Reblogged from Jim Webster: As the late, great Samuel Johnson once said, “No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.” It’s all well and good writing a book, how the dickens are you going to get anybody to … Continue reading

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Robin and the Frost ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

For Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt and for dverse, a poem written in quatrains using the rhyming scheme of one of my favourite poems, Yeats’s ‘When you are old and grey’. When crisp snaps frost at fall of winter night, The … Continue reading

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Take that (again), Norman Rockwell… #thanksgiving #humor #travel #Scotland

Originally posted on Barb Taub:
A few years ago, we celebrated our first Thanksgiving in Glasgow. I already knew it would be difficult to get a turkey, as they don’t appear in the local shops until close to their traditional…

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Living Lore: Lady Godiva ~ Gary Stocker

Continuing Gary Stocker’s Sunday series of posts on the folklore, ancient sites and legends of Britain. If you have similar stories to share from the area in which you live,  please read the footnote and send them in. The philanthropic … Continue reading

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A Very Good Morning ~ Neel Anil Panicker #writephoto

Mornings were Manisha’s best time of the day. Being an early riser helped. She loved to wake up at the crack of dawn, much before man and machine joined forces to ear splitting cacophony, brain numbing cacophonous hell. Early mornings … Continue reading

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Motley Hue…

* If we could but correctly characterise this fool, or jester, we may be able to make some headway towards our long view. * What the fool represents, what ‘he’, ‘she’, or ‘it’ bodies forth and puts into words is … Continue reading

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Recheck the DNA ~ Teresa Smeigh #writephoto

Jack checked with the lab and made new appointments for DNA testing. He was getting anxious about the results, he had to admit to himself. Somehow he is feeling that things aren’t going to go their way. What if the … Continue reading

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A pattern in the night

I couldn’t sleep. I’d gone to bed sleepy, read until I could read no more, then snuggled down expecting the inner lights to go out within minutes. An hour later I was still waiting… and wide awake. It might have … Continue reading

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Light ~ Leanne Lieu #writephoto

Dani and Sally went to play at the lake only to find it frozen, so they ran back home and brought their ice skates to the rink. Their pet fox, Pete, tagged along. Dani and Sally laughed as they skated … Continue reading

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Lightly #midnighthaiku

* With infinite care Tread lightly upon the earth Respecting its life Body of a goddess lives In beauty beneath our feet *  

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