Daily Archives: November 7, 2020

Mary Smith ~ AfghanistanAdventures#59 Ghastly things and lovely things

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: Jaghoray, Afghanistan, December 1989 Mazar Bibi Clinic under construction 1989 Mazar Bibi Clinic as it is today Hussain had taken Rahimy, Sharif and Zahir, to see something more of the area and I was writing … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: Sacred Earth

The weather was looking none too promising for the final day of the workshop, but at least it wasn’t really raining. It seemed incredible, under the heavy grey of the sky, that we’d had the clear weather-window the night before, … Continue reading

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Dear Wen: But ‘n’ Ben…

Dear Wen… Amra Columcille is the thread and rather fittingly it will allow us to bring in some of the Minahane stuff. That makes me very happy. Curious, isn’t it how true genius is never recognised in its time largely, … Continue reading

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It was Albert that started the problem, With his ill-fated ‘osses ‘ead stick And Wallace, the somnolent lion, Who swallowed the lad double quick. I grew up on Marriott Edgar, And the musket Sam wouldn’t pick up, And Lady Jane’s … Continue reading

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Touched #midnighthaiku

Kinship in colour Rendered by art or nature Touching the same heart

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