Daily Archives: March 2, 2020

Another nicely squared block of stone in the wall ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster, aka Tallis Steelyard: I confess that I hold all skilled trades and crafts in high regard. I care not if a man is a farrier, a white smith or a poet, if he is an exemplar … Continue reading

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Memory ~ Brian F Kirkham #writephoto

The hunter sat by the stones looking at his creation hewn into the tallest rock Continue reading at  The Inkwell

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France and Vincent… Finding Don and Wen

It served me right for kidnapping a genius with one foot in several other worlds and eyes fixed firmly beyond any horizon I had ever seen. And I only kidnapped him a little bit. And he didn’t seem to mind … Continue reading

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Memory ~ Roberta Eaton #writephoto

Papa is the one who enjoys sitting and talking to her, in the evenings when he relaxes on the stoep [veranda] after a long day’s work on the farm. When she was a little girl, he would speak to her … Continue reading

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King Vortigern’s Tower…

* “…Before Merlin was a soothsayer he was a miraculous child who solved the mystery of Vortigern’s Tower.” “What mystery was that?” “Every time the tower was raised by Vortigern’s men the hill upon which it was built shook and … Continue reading

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The Stone ~ Jane Dougherty #writephoto

For Sue Vincent’s #writephoto challenge. Gothic again. He thought he had got rid of the unsightly obstruction, hadn’t thought about the stone once since the house was built. He had had far too much on his mind since then to … Continue reading

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Under the rainbow

While her dad and I worked in the garden, fixing the wind-battered shed, Hollie sat at my desk, watching the fish in the aquarium and drawing me a picture. We had just been looking at some photos of her father … Continue reading

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When Good Breeding Is The Basic Requirement For Murder ~ Geoff Le Pard #writephoto

Detective Inspector Parmesan climbed out of his car and walked briskly across the grassy knoll towards the three uniformed policemen who sheltered by the ancient standing stones. At their feet he could see what was clearly a body part. ‘Hopkins, … Continue reading

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Lifted #midnighthaiku

Clear blue skies above Spirits oppressed by winter Find their wings and soar *

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