Category Archives: Blogging

The freedom to get it wrong

Watching the fish in the pond the other day, I noticed that although they all swim, as you would expect from fish, they all swim differently. The huge sturgeon glide through the water with no appearance of effort at all. … 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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Getaway…

Since the first days of lockdown, I have not had a day off.  Not even weekends. Like so many people, we missed the break we had planned, even though it was a UK trip. The three of us who run … Continue reading

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Outside in

It was odd. I look at this particular blogger’s page every day…and every day there is a reblog button. On every post. Except today. I clicked into the title, hoping that by going deeper, I would find what I was … Continue reading

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Books, Blogs and Photographs

It can be problematic finding photographs online that you are allowed to use for your blog or in your books. The terms of licences are not always clear and you are reliant upon the honesty of those who upload their … Continue reading

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Who really made the rules?

A few years ago, I posted a picture of a little doorway that I pass every time I drive north. It was a small, rounded door, set into a wall behind which trees cast deep, green shadows. To me, it … Continue reading

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A thousand miles of history…

Two years ago, The Silent Eye held a workshop in Dorset… and Stuart and I embarked upon a thousand mile trek through the ancient and sacred landscape, taking in natural beauty, prehistoric sites, wonderful old churches and exploring some of … Continue reading

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Where I’ve been… Erik Tyler

Reblogged from The Best Advice So Far: Well, my poor blog has lain neglected for just over six months. In the past few years, such an absence would have been sure sign that I’d run afoul of some mysterious and … Continue reading

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Apologies…

My apologies to anyone who has either wondered why I am not commenting as much as usual, visiting their blog, or, in fact, answering the hundreds of emails currently stuck in my inaccessible inbox. Since just before Christmas, my broadband … Continue reading

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Blogger recognition award

I haven’t participated in blogger awards for a very long time. But this time? Well, it’s Christmas… and both Roberta Eaton and Jim Webster included me in their lists, for which I am very grateful. In the unlikely event that … Continue reading

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