Daily Archives: September 3, 2020

Dear Wen: Cygnus…

Dear Wen Ah, yes, those pesky Romans (Acch phut) have a lot to answer for, covering our straight tracks, and calling them roads for one thing. And where, pray tell, did they get their name from? Why, from the Rods … Continue reading

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Serenity ~ Sadje #writephoto

First in this week… Look, the clouds have parted to let in the sun Blue light is reflecting on the water and the land Breathe in the serenity and calm of this landscape Continue reading at Keep it Alive

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Going West: Googling the Road to Nowhere

“Nine hours…” We had finally made it to Rhyader as the sodden daylight was fading. “Nine..” We’d only stopped once more on the way and that was to take on board some necessary refreshment. We’d called at the first pub … Continue reading

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The Entered Dragon (5) : a seat in the gods ~ Steve Tanham.

Continued from Part Four The stage is set. The feeling of expectation is deep. In the darkness of the auditorium, we cannot see those sitting beside us. The stage is dark, yet the darkness is not empty; in fact the … Continue reading

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Beyond the bounds: Contact…

* But what would the first meeting have looked like? * Like Cortez, or Cook, or Columbus… * The travellers, apparalled differently, brought gifts, and some of these were, later, still deemed worthy of record… * Their manners, and customs, … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Serenity #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 … Continue reading

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Photo prompt round-up: Tokens #writephoto

Gestures of respect Tokens left in memory Gratitude displayed Anonymous offerings Minds and hearts freed by magic * The photo for this week’s prompt was a strange choice. I knew, when I stumbled across it, that the photograph had been … Continue reading

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Constructive thinking?

My son’s wetroom is currently spread between the lounge, the bedroom and the car park… not much of it is actually in the bathroom. The spare bedroom that became the gym is covered in wet paint and dustsheets… because somebody, … Continue reading

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Beloved Inamorata ~ Smita Ray #writephoto

Sometimes, I passed the time of the day with you, But you, silently, slipped inside your home; Somehow my heart, still, made it through, Continue reading at The Wide Blue Yonder

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Innocence #midnighthaiku

The lodger appears Mother makes introductions Sons squeal in terror  

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