Daily Archives: May 8, 2020

Carrion – Prologue ~ Graeme Cumming

Reblogged from Graeme Cumming: Prologue His master’s current home was large and undoubtedly comfortable, but the messenger knew his place: outside, huddled in the cold night air. He took shelter in the nearby wood, using a tree trunk as a … Continue reading

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The Way Across the Water ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

They called it a victory. It didn’t feel like a victory to him. He had seen to much to call it a victory. The bombed-out buildings; the fighting; the gunshots; the gas; the bombs; the dead bodies; the dead soldiers, … Continue reading

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A thousand miles of history III – A ring of life and death

We arrived in Dorchester with time enough for a coffee and a short wander before Helen’s train was due to arrive, after which we would be heading north a few miles to meet our companions for the workshop weekend. Window-shopping … Continue reading

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A Walk In The Woods: and other short stories by Esther Chilton @esthernewton201 #BookReview

A Walk in the Woods (and other short stories) Esther Chilton (Review written 07/05/2020) This brilliant collection of short stories has kept me glued to my kindle paperwhite screen for the last two nights. I could have quite happily read … Continue reading

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Inith ~ Wallie’s Wentletrap #writephoto

She stepped into the water. He rose to her, lifting from the deep, his long black hair clinging to his bare neck and shoulders. In the shallow water where she stood he turned on his back, unable to balance himself … Continue reading

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What, no boots! …

* ‘…all the great thinkers recognise the importance of rational thought and also the importance of getting beyond the rational and that’s where the myths and fairy stories come in… Plato spends the greater part of his master work ‘The … Continue reading

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Dissolution ~ Reena Saxena #writephoto

bleeding feet walk boldly on stones revealing sturdiness new water colors paint stories in ocean depths Continue reading at Reena Saxena

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Respect

A few years ago, I visited the little church of St Martin in  Bladon, close to Blenheim Palace, where, on November 30th 1874, a child had been born whose name would go down in history. I had come to pay … Continue reading

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Optimism ~ Kitty’s Verses #writephoto

Positivity, Waiting to greet, willingly, Optimism reveals. reblogged from Kitty’s Verses

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Sea-thrift #midnighthaiku

Domesticated Far from its native shoreline Nature’s freedom caged *

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