Daily Archives: April 9, 2020

Deborah Jay reviews: The Light: Wake-Robin Ridge #4 by Marcia Meara

Reblogged from Deborah Jay: How are you all doing out there? Reading more? For me it’s a time of rediscovering my creative writing mojo – I’ve finally begun The Five Kingdoms book #4 – yay!!! 2019 was such a horrendous … Continue reading

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Line across the Moon ~ Steve Tanham

The neighbour and I were speaking softly, last night, looking through the spring buds at the rising of the full moon. We were talking about the Covid-19 epidemic and its lockdown. “I’ll be glad when this is over,” he mused … Continue reading

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In the high places

A post from the archives: Before the virus pinned us all down in our own homes, we were supposed to be going to Scotland for a long-awaited holiday. It isn’t the first time that a trip north of the border … Continue reading

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Ol’ Bill’s Mate…

* …”Providing for your future is no throwaway gag,” said Bill’s mate, slipping his arm through mine. I can still feel the soft twill of his well pressed jacket warming my bare flesh. “It’s a serious affair,” Bill did likewise … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Iain Kelly:
A carpet of bluebells heralded the spring, rebirth and growth surrounded them. They lay among the flowers in the sunlight that blazed through the forest canopy, enjoying the intimate closeness of their bodies next to…

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Thursday photo prompt: Bells #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. Throughout the week, I will feature as many of the responses here on the Daily Echo as time and … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up: Together #writephoto

Peace amid turmoil The sound of fear is silenced Inner joy remains As one in golden moments Following the path of light * The photo for this week’s prompt was taken one evening on the seashore near Blackpool. It was … Continue reading

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Raising a smile

‘Rapunzel’ and ‘Aurora’, dressed in their pink satin gowns and flanked by the painted rainbows they had stuck to the window, bounced excitedly on the back of the sofa, smiling, waving and shouting, “Grandma!”… I could hear them from the … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Orb ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

” … And that is when the sun became the liquid gold …” Marianna tucked the blanket tighter around the child and bent to kiss the flaxen head. The short soft hairs tickled her lips. She hadn’t yet gotten used … Continue reading

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Stars #midnighthaiku

Pure simplicity Unaffected, unadorned Stars fallen to earth

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