Daily Archives: November 11, 2020

Calling All Indie Authors! ~ Lucy Brazier

Reblogged from Lucy Brazier: Despite whatever nonsense is thrashing about in the world right now, it is an inescapable fact that Christmas is coming – and there is no better present than a book, yes? So while the usual suspects … Continue reading

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Solstice of the Moon: the Battle Stone

The road carried us towards Forres, on the way to Inverness. We were, fairly predictably, on the trail of a stone. Not just any stone, though, this one is rather special. It is also quite a large one…though quite how … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Who wants to come and play?

What with covid, lockdowns and everything else that has gone on this year…we don’t know what we will be able to do about Christmas or however else we celebrate the midwinter. One thing we can do is have a countdown … Continue reading

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* A nameless shadow flits across the face of Science. The Theory of Evolution has not been proven. The ‘missing links’ for each species have not come forth from the fossil record. The constituent parts of our DNA have proven … Continue reading

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“They do not hate…”

But they who love the greater love Lay down their life; they do not hate Wilfred Owen Wilfred Owen was killed in action, aged 25, 4th November 1918, just a week before the war would end.  

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AutumnMaturityA bejewelled harvestThe regeneration of springPromised GoldenNature’s richesShaped by necessityGrowing ravaged by circumstanceYielding WaitingPatient purposeReshaped by compulsionEternal life made manifestDew-kissed  

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Bounty #midnighhaiku

Stored for future need Red for winter’s paucity Summer’s harvest glows

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